Several XMPP accounts (certificate problem)
castromd at tcd.ie
Mon Aug 25 17:50:13 EDT 2008
Right! I figured this myself.
Basically both XMPP accounts where using talk.google.com as the server,
but it could not handle two certificates for different account on the
So what I did was to use talk.google.com on my @gmail account and
talk.l.google.com on the other @tcd.ie account.
Both names resolve to the same server after DNS but for Pidgin they are
This is a bug I think.
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Daniel Castro wrote:
> I just signed to this mailing list and hope it's the right place for
> my question.
> I just installed Pidgin 2.5 on my Ubuntu 8.04.1 and it work very well.
> I do have a small weird problem.
> I have two XMPP accounts configured. One @gmail.com and the other one
> @tcd.ie which is my college email server. They use google.
> After I installed 2.5 and logged in the first time it asked me to
> accept certificates, 3 for my man account and then one for
> The talk.google.com was asked twice actually, I suppose one per each
> XMPP account.
> The problem is that each time I open Pidgin it will ask me to accept
> the talk.google.com certificate again.
> Basically what I think it's happening is that it can't handle two
> certificates with the same name for different accounts.
> Is this only me? Any ideas?
> Thank you!
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