SSL Handshake Error.

subiyer subiyer at
Sun Feb 14 12:26:19 EST 2010

Thanks for the tips.

Log Files attached.

There are 2 files, one has the tcpdump output and the other is the debug

subbu. pid_debug.log pidgin.log 

Paul Aurich-5 wrote:
> And Subramaniam Iyer spoke on 02/13/2010 05:48 AM, saying:
>> Hi,
>> Am trying connect to a private XMPP server using pidgin on ubuntu and
>> it errors out with " SSL Handshake Error". This works when I use
>> pidgin on a windows platform. Any assistance would be appreciated. (Am
>> trying to move away from Windows to Ubuntu :) ).
>> Details as below:
>> uname -a output:
>> Linux si-ubuntu 2.6.31-19-generic #56-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 28 01:26:53
>> UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
>> Pidgin Log Output : <<have replaced the chat server and domain names
>> with "chat" and "domain" respy.>>
> Hi, there are a few things you can do to diagnose this issue:
>   * What domain is this actually?  If you'd like, you can send me a direct
> email and tell me.
>   * Set PURPLE_GNUTLS_DEBUG to 4 or 5 (it's an environment variable) and
> get another debug log.
>   * Get a packet capture of this (via tcpdump) (this will also reveal the
> domain and chat server)
> The reason it works on Windows is that, on Windows, pidgin uses a
> different
> SSL library (NSS) than your version was built with (GnuTLS).
> ~Paul
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