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From "Bruno Gonzalez (aka stenyak)" <>
Subject Re: Federating with self-signed certificates
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2013 09:52:06 GMT
I have cleaned up the wiki a bit, converted old wiki tags to the new wiki
format, etc.

Also, I've implemented a new ant target that automatically generates the
Prosody configuration file necessary for federation. This is my first time
using Review Board, so please guide me if I did anything incorrectly:

On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 9:14 PM, Bruno Gonzalez <> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 6:22 PM, Ali Lown <> wrote:
>> I did make some changes to the prosody configuration page yesterday to
>> bring it more up-to-date. Is this still incorrect?
> Yes, it looks mostly correct, just 2 things:
>  - The prosody federation port that is mentioned there (5678) is not
> consistent with the port specified in the DNS records at the federation
> wiki page (5269), so either page should be modified.
>  - It's still mentioned that "(But note that federation will need SSL)",
> right after mentioning that you don't need to enable SSL if you don't have
> keys for your server. Which is rather confusing. Is SSL needed, or is it
> not? I got the impression it's needed only if the other servers you want to
> federate with use SSL (which in an ideal world, would be all of them). Is
> that correct?
> Additionally, a suggestion:
> Prosody config files allow to "include" third files while parsing the main
> config file. In debian sid, files at /etc/prosody/conf.d are automatically
> included. In other distros, you can add a simple line "include file.lua" to
> the general config file.
> This means we could add an ant target (soon maven?) to auto-generate the
> prosody configuration. The user would only need to sudo copy it wherever
> it's "include"d. This makes sense knowing that the prosody config directly
> depends on the settings given for the server-federation-config ant target.
> I know that prosody isn't the only xmpp server in the world, but it seems
> to be de-facto choice of server for xmpp noobs like me, so it wouldn't hurt
> to help those people a bit more.
> If that sounds good, I offer to create such a target (or should I wait for
> maven migration to be finished?).
>> @Michael: Can you give Bruno edit access to the wiki?
> My username/login is "stenyak".
> --
> Saludos,
>      Bruno González
> _______________________________________________
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     Bruno González

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