Archive for May, 2005

psi muc build for win32

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

If you’re interested in trying out Nolan’s work on the MUC interface in Psi then grab one of my builds. Quick summary of events for HalR9000: I’m using the VS.Net 2003 build environment. I happen to have ActivePerl installed too. Grab CVS version of Psi – requires CVS client like TortoiseCVS Get Qt, and QCA […]

jabber clients and transports

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

Things I’m busy with in the Jabber world: irc transport msn transport Psi So again more mailing lists. I’m watching the msn transport for file transfer and status messages. The irc transport I’ve been watching for ages now, and I help Mike with patches for the transport. I’ve been using Psi for a long while […]

gb-pvr stuff

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

I’ve done some work on GB-PVR enhancements. The bits I’ve been working on are: Enhanced Web Admin Software Recorder External Recorder Detect Multi Recordings Utility (written but not published) Also I made a small update to my XML-TV importer to keep it working with the new DStv site.

ipsec list

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

okay, so I signed up with the Openswan mailing lists (dev and users). It seems that my issue isn’t exactly high on the priority list – surprise. It’s basically a WinXP SP2 problem – I think the NAT issue has been sorted out. The bug I submitted has been assigned though, so I hope to […]

too quiet

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

okay, so I’ve been very quiet over the past few weeks after struggling with ipsec. I’ve actually been doing a hang of a lot of things, which I will proceed to post individually.

ipsuccess for a short while

Thursday, May 5th, 2005

Well the IPsec route has worked. I had to apply a NAT patch for openswan 2.3.0 (patch for 2.3.1) to the debian openswan (2.3.0-2) unstable package. Getting l2tpd working was a doddle (having done pptpd before I knew what it needed). After that it all worked! If only – I found the next day that […]


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005

Having recently acquired ADSL at home I’ve setup a VPN link to my personal box offsite. Currently this is a pptp link with CHAP authentication, no encryption and no compression. So I was looking at the two separate (window compatible) options: pptp+mppe or ipsec+l2tp. Both will provide a ‘safer’ connection than plain vanilla packet encapsulation. […]