Jabber through http/port 80???

Dagobert Duck dagobertduck at vodafone.de
Thu Mar 18 12:50:51 EDT 2010

Thanks a lot. For me you're the man of the day, at least. Thank you so much, now I am finally able to connect to Jabber servers after a long time. It works perfect with your settings.
Appreciate that!
Dagobert Duck
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Akash 
  To: Dagobert Duck 
  Cc: support at pidgin.im 
  Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2010 2:47 PM
  Subject: Re: Jabber through http/port 80???

  This should work:

1. Open Pidgin.2. Accounts > Manage Accounts > Add... button.3. In Protocol drop-down list, select Google Talk. Enter your username in

the username and password in their respective fields.4. Go to the Advanced tab. Check "Force old (port 5223) SSL". In the"Connect port" field, type "443". "Connect server" as "talk.google.com"

5. In the Proxy tab, make sure you have Gnome Proxy Settings selected.6.. You're done.

  On 18 March 2010 15:10, Dagobert Duck <dagobertduck at vodafone.de> wrote:

    Hey folks, 

    now I got a question: The proxy server I have to connect through, only allows me to connect over http. Only port 80 is open, connections to hosts behind the proxy, that offer SSL connection (port 443) are also possible.
    Does anybody know, how I could connect to a Jabber Server, -better- Gtalk???? I already tried "jabber80.com", but that cr.. didn't work at all.
    (By the way: I could also connect to login.icq.com on port 5190, but only with "use ssl"; although this is not the typical ssl port on icq, it would work just fine - tested it.)

    Thanks in advance,


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