[Blink] Bonjour registration bug

István Kuklin kuklinster at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 18:23:38 CET 2014

If Bonjour was disabled in the last session, next time I cannot register no
matter how many times I try, even if only my account is ticked in. It works
only if I enable Bonjour, and then register my account. Then I can disable
Bonjour, I can register my account as many times I want with Bonjour
disabled, but it has to be enabled on startup at least once, then it
"initializes" my account and it can be registered.

I know it sounds weird and probably I'm not clear enough to clarify the
exact problem, but please watch the video again and see what happens
exactly. I'm sorry if it is hard to understand me, but I'm still trying to
explain that not exactly that happens what you tell.

2014-12-02 8:52 GMT+01:00 Dan Pascu <dan at ag-projects.com>:

> On 28 Nov 2014, at 16:10, István Kuklin wrote:
> > I have my own certificate authority since it is my own server and I
> already set it at Preferences > Advanced > Certificate Authority list.
> > If I uncheck the "Verify server" box, it connects on startup immediately
> as you suspected, but if I leave it checked in then it works only if I
> disable and enable my account or if the Bonjour account was selected on the
> top of the GUI at startup. (as you can see in the video) If my account was
> selected on the top of the window then I must disable and enable my account
> to get it work.
> > It doesn't register my account at all, if Bonjour wasn't enabled at
> startup, even if I disable and enable my account. I must enable Bonjour at
> least once at first then I can register the account I use (by disabling and
> enabling it).
> > It doesn't work of course, if my CA isn't set at the "Advanced" settings
> tab.
> > I think we're getting closer to the problem.
> As I mentioned before we already know what the problem is, there is
> nothing to be discovered here. Until we do a complete re-haul of the
> transport layer in the underlying SIP stack library that blink uses, this
> feature cannot work except a few corner cases.
> So your choices are to either not use it, or disable every other account
> (including bonjour).
> > Maybe Blink won't verify custom CA-s if the account registering first
> needs it.
> > By collecting the logs I didn't disable and enable my account to get it
> work, just waited a few minutes and grabbed them.
> >
> > 2014-11-28 14:00 GMT+01:00 Dan Pascu <dan at ag-projects.com>:
> > Disable "Verify server" in the Advanced/TLS settings section of the
> account preferences. You do not have the appropriate certificate authority
> to validate the server certificate, and even if you would, there is a
> problem in the libraries we use in blink that prevents the feature to work
> correctly if you have more than 1 account in blink (even if the other one
> is just a bonjour account).
> --
> Dan
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