Cannot connect to XMPP through AT&T internet

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Sun Aug 19 22:02:15 EDT 2012


On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
> Ryan Christian spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> (15:45:05) dnssrv: querying SRV record for goonfleet.com: _xmpp-client._
>> tcp.goonfleet.com
>> (15:45:05) dnssrv: Couldn't look up SRV record. No records found for given
>> DNS query. (9501).
>
> This is a problem with certain set top boxes that have DNS proxies
> that do not understand DNS SRV.  If the only box you have is the AT&T
> box, this is their problem.  If you also have a personal set top
> box/router/AP/whatever, it may be the problem.

As a possible workaround, you could perform the DNS SRV lookup using
other means, then enter that host and port into the Advanced tab for
your XMPP account.

http://kingant.net/check_xmpp_dns/?h=goonfleet.com

This isn't ideal--your account could stop connecting if goonfleet.com
changes their DNS SRV record.



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