[ejabberd] Installing without SSL

Sergei Golovan sgolovan at nm.ru
Mon Dec 6 22:24:37 MSK 2004


On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 06:06:01PM +0000, Frank Taylor wrote:
> I have just installed ejabberd... it looks really good. Just one
> slight problem...
> 
> I downloaded ejabberd to install onto an old RedHat 7.2 box. This
> machine does not have SSL, as this was not a requirement I just went
> ahead and built Erlang and ejabberd without SSL.
> 
> However, when starting ejabberd with almost the out-of-the-box config
> (with LDAP authentication) I got an error complaining that crypto did
> not exist when calling crypto:start from sha:start. I solved the
> problem by removing the crypto:start call from sha:start (replacing it
> with a constant number!).

If you disable SSL in erlang, ejabberd wont use digest authentication, so all
passwords will be transmitted in plain text. It's not a good option.

-- 
Sergei 'TeopeTuK' Golovan


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