Pidgin using google talk authorization

Michael McConville mmcconville at
Wed Jul 15 01:30:46 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 04, 2015 at 03:26:53PM -0600, Bill Jobs wrote:
> Hi, I'm having an issue using pidgin. I am trying to
> connect/authenticate my pidgin client to my custom server. After
> failing to correctly authenticate, I browsed through the debug output
> provided below:Pidgin Debug Log:
> (16:13:42) jabber: Recv (ssl)(167): <failure
> xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-sasl'><not-authorized/><text>Unable to
> authorize you with the authentication credentials you've
> sent.</text></failure>
> (16:13:42) connection: Connection error on 0xb9678da8 (reason: 2
> description: Not Authorized)

This is a very belated response, but...

Does the site you're trying to connect to use Google services? Any
domain can be configured to use Google chat. If not, make sure you
didn't add the account as Google XMPP.

If it's actually a Google server, this is probably what you're looking

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