pidgin 2.10.6 on Ubuntu 12.10: cannot connect behind a HTTP Proxy to gmail account

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Thu Mar 21 09:13:37 EDT 2013


On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 5:28 AM, Marcello Magaldi <magowiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to configure my gmail account to make it work behind an HTTP
> proxy, I set IP, port, proxy username and proxy password correctly into
> proxy tab of mine account, pidgin tries to connect, and after a while (after
> line
> that contains  xmlns:stream='http://etherx.jabber.org/streams into log) I
> got a disconnection.
> The log follows , obviously I replaced my usernames with (*****) and proxy
> IP with (xxx) :
>
>
>
> (10:14:42) account: Connecting to account **********@gmail.com/.
> (10:14:42) connection: Connecting. gc = 0x7f2476513230
> (10:14:42) dnssrv: querying SRV record for gmail.com:
> _xmpp-client._tcp.gmail.com
> (10:14:47) util: Writing file accounts.xml to directory
> /home/*******/.purple
> (10:14:47) util: Writing file /home/*********/.purple/accounts.xml
> (10:15:02) dnssrv: res_query returned an error
> (10:15:02) dnsquery: Performing DNS lookup for xx.xxx.x.xxx
> (10:15:02) dnsquery: IP resolved for xx.xxx.x.xxx
> (10:15:02) proxy: Attempting connection to xx.xxx.x.xxx
> (10:15:02) proxy: Connecting to gmail.com:5222 via xx.xxx.x.xxx:8080 using
> HTTP
> (10:15:02) proxy: Connection in progress
> (10:15:02) proxy: Connected to gmail.com:5222.
> (10:15:02) proxy: Using CONNECT tunneling for gmail.com:5222
> (10:15:02) proxy: HTTP proxy connection established
> (10:15:02) proxy: Connected to gmail.com:5222.
> (10:15:02) jabber: Sending (******@gmail.com): <?xml version='1.0' ?>
> (10:15:02) jabber: Sending (******@gmail.com): <stream:stream to='gmail.com'
> xmlns='jabber:client' xmlns:stream='http://etherx.jabber.org/streams'
> version='1.0'>
> (10:15:21) autorecon: do_signon called
> (10:15:21) autorecon: calling purple_account_connect
> (10:15:21) account: Connecting to account ********@gmail.com/.
> (10:15:21) autorecon: done calling purple_account_connect
> (10:18:11) connection: Connection error on 0x7f2476513230 (reason: 0
> description: the server closed connection)
>
>
> Is there any possibility I can connect in this situation ? I also tried to
> change proxy type but I didn't get connected.

The problem you're running into isn't really related to the proxy -
see this FAQ entry:
https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Protocol%20Specific%20Questions#gtalk_srv

-D



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