[Operators] The Google issue

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Thu Jan 2 12:51:25 UTC 2014


On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Mathias Ertl <mati at fsinf.at> wrote:
> On 01/02/2014 12:50 PM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
>> I wonder what will happen on Saturday:
>>
>> "January 4, 2014 - first test day requiring encryption"
>> https://github.com/stpeter/manifesto/blob/master/manifesto.txt
>
> I wonder what exactly is planned. Will you guys just require s2s
> encryption or require valid certificates as well?
>
> For ejabberd, this means that you set the s2s_use_starttls option to
> either "required" (we have that at jabber.at already - no problems
> except gmail) or "require_trusted".
>
> If any other larger employments (jabber.org? jabber.ccc.de?) commit to
> requiring trusted certificates for those test-days, we will do so as well.

I believe everyone's intending just requiring TLS, not using certs for
auth (this is what the manifesto says, anyway - fallback to dialback).

/K


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