[Operators] How can I tell if gtalk thinks it authoritative for my XMPP domain?

Justin Uberti juberti at google.com
Tue Feb 24 12:26:09 CST 2009


One that has a SRV record in DNS.

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 3:50 PM, David Banes <david at banes.org> wrote:

> Hi Justin,
>
> Are you able to define "an existing federated domain" for us?
>
> thanks,
>
> David.
>
> On 24/02/2009, at 5:57 AM, Justin Uberti wrote:
>
> We made some changes on our service to address this issue and prevent it
> from reoccurring. In no case should an existing federated domain be affected
> by Google Apps users.
> --justin
>
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Jesse Thompson <
> jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu> wrote:
>
>> rek2 wrote:
>>
>>> looks like our server is having the issue again, it was fine for a whole
>>> year and today just stop working..
>>> looks like more servers are having the problem:
>>>
>>> http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Talk/thread?tid=12547027e1d0db93&hl=en
>>>
>>
>> No problems here, FWIW.
>>
>> Our domains aren't signed up with Google Apps, but we had a few hundred
>> users who "activated" some of our domains, causing Google to hijack our XMPP
>> service for a while until we requested that they disable Talk for those
>> domains.
>>
>> Based on stpeter's comments on this page
>>
>> http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Talk/thread?tid=089ae52d97176669&hl=en
>> it seems that Google might have temporarily lost a config file that
>> specified which domains don't want to be impersonated by Google without
>> their permission.
>>
>> If this is going to be a regular occurrence, perhaps Google should change
>> their default behavior to only offer XMPP service for those domains that
>> have had an authoritative representative of the domain sign up for the
>> service.
>>
>> Jesse
>>
>>
>> --
>>  Jesse Thompson
>>  Division of Information Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
>>  Email/IM: jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu
>>
>
>
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