Unexpected response when logging in to AIM (Captcha Required/Invalid)

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Mon Dec 7 11:31:48 EST 2009

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Paul Franklin <pauldf at gmail.com> wrote:
> With Windows pidgin/libpurple 2.6.4, I'm getting an unexpected
> response when trying to log in to AIM; this worked fine earlier this
> evening.  Here's what I see in debug logs:
> (23:14:40) oscar: clientLogin response statusCode was 330 (3015):
> <response xmlns="https://api.login.aol.com">
>  <statusCode>330</statusCode>
>  <statusText>Captcha Required/Invalid</statusText>
>  <statusDetailCode>3015</statusDetailCode>
>  <data>
>    <challenge>
>      <info>Please enter word in the image</info>
>      <context>SxyrXwAAZfgAAAAa</context>
>      <url>https://api.screenname.aol.com/auth/getCaptcha</url>
>    </challenge>
>  </data>
> </response>
> (23:14:40) connection: Connection error on 01F948D0 (reason: 16
> description: Received unexpected response from
> https://api.screenname.aol.com/auth/clientLogin)

Hi Paul.  We're aware of this problem and are tracking it here:

As a temporary workaround you can modify your account and uncheck the
"Use clientLogin" box on the Advanced tab.


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