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

Marcello Magaldi magowiz at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 09:22:04 EDT 2013


thanks Daniel, I read the answer you pointed me but the solution is not
doable in my case since I'm at work and I cannot configure network
infrastructure, I can only modify my machine configuration . Is there a way
I can fix this issue only modifying mine machine configuration ?


2013/3/21 Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im>

> 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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