Pidgin does not ask for password again when I give a wrong one.

Paul Aurich darkrain42 at pidgin.im
Sun Aug 15 23:41:46 EDT 2010


On 2010-08-15 18:05, Nate wrote:
> I have got a problem when I type the wrong password.
> If I give the correct password and when I restart an account, Pidgin
> asks for the password again.
> But if I give a wrong password and when I restart the account, Pidgin
> does not ask for the password again but connects automatically and just
> shows "Unable to authenticate: Authentication Failure". Why does Pidgin
> NOT ask for the password again when I give a wrong one?

In most cases, it does, though this behavior is handled individually by
each protocol plugin.

Are you, by chance, using MSN?  If so, try upgrading to 2.7.3.  If not,
what protocol is the account for which it is occurring using?

~Paul

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