[ejabberd] Making ejabberd 2.0.1 work with gmail.com accounts

viq vicviq at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 22:18:10 MSD 2008


On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Sean Dilda <sean at duke.edu> wrote:
> Andreas wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 06:28:18PM +0200, Vincent BARAT wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I'm trying to make my brand new ejabberd 2.0.1 server work fine when
>>> dealing with GTalk accounts (like account at gmail.com).
>>>
>>> I saw that jabber.fr was handling this correctly and I guess that it uses
>>> ejabberd too (Am I wrong?).
>>>
>>> Is there any guideline for this?
>>
>> Yes, you need to add SRV records to your DNS records. Google "jabber SRV" and
>> you'll find a bunch of instructions, I'm sure.
>>
>
> In my experience, using SRV records for your DNS is not required if the
> A record points to the right place.  I have this setup for
> jabber.duke.edu and it works with gmail.
>
>
> What Iyou need to do is configure your jabber server to use SRV records.
>  Instructions for doing this can be found here:
> http://www.ejabberd.im/fix-dns-srv
>
>
> I've also enabled s2s_user_starttls, although I don't know if that's
> required for gmail.

Actually from what I've seen it's not only not required, but also not
supported by them (ie. your connections with google servers will be
plaintext only).

> Thanks,
>
>
> Sean
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