[arvados] IRC Down ?

Chris Down chris at chrisdown.name
Thu Oct 23 10:35:24 EDT 2014


Emyr James writes:
>Is the IRC server down ? I'm getting the following in my browser 
>"...can't establish a connection to the server at 

I get this instead:

> Failed to connect, please connect to https://webirc.oftc.net:8443 and 
> accept the certificate and try again

My guess is that OFTC changed the cert but didn't update their webirc 
client to accept it.

Seems to work okay outside of webirc (didn't test a TLS connection):

    cdown at jia:~$ telnet irc.oftc.net 6667
    Connected to irc6.geo.oftc.net.
    Escape character is '^]'.
    :larich.oftc.net NOTICE AUTH :*** Looking up your hostname...
    :larich.oftc.net NOTICE AUTH :*** Checking Ident
    :larich.oftc.net NOTICE AUTH :*** Couldn't look up your hostname
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