[Operators] IM Observatory @ xmpp.net

Phil Pennock xmpp-operators+phil at spodhuis.org
Wed Oct 30 05:55:16 UTC 2013


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On 2013-10-29 at 17:20 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> In case you missed it during all the TLS discussion, we've repurposed
> xmpp.net to function as an "IM Observatory". This makes it easy to
> figure out whether your service offers a high level of security. Just
> visit https://xmpp.net/ and type your domain name into the "test a
> server" box on the homepage (note that you can check both c2s and s2s,
> with the default being c2s).
> 
> And don't worry, the server list is still there, although it's less
> prominent on the site.
> 
> Many, many thanks to Thijs Alkemade (who is also the project lead on
> the Adium client) for all his work on this new service.

Looks cool.  Is there an intention to support TLSA+DNSSEC providing a
trust anchor to override the automatic F grade for having an untrusted
CA cert?  If so, is there anything I can do to help?  (Beyond "Sure,
send as many probes as you want at my server during dev/testing to
refine this feature", which I hereby grant permission for.)

http://xmpp.net/result.php?domain=spodhuis.org&type=client
http://xmpp.net/result.php?domain=spodhuis.org&type=server

- -Phil
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