[jitsi-dev] Security Panel in Account Registration Wizards


#1

Devs, I see there is a Security panel in the account registration
wizard of the SIP protocol but there is no such panel for XMPP. I
briefly looked at the use of the properties modified by the Security
panel and they seem to be read and taken into account by
protocol-agnostic classes. Is there a technical reason why the same
panel cannot be added for XMPP?


#2

Hey Lyubo

The SIP security panel was added by me when I introduced SDES. The only
reason for the change was space.

There's no technical reason to not add a similar panel to XMPP. But what
would you want to add there for the XMPP panel? SDES is not (yet?)
supported, which would leave the ZRTP-Checkbox as the only control.

Regards,
Ingo

From: lubo@sip-communicator.org [mailto:lubo@sip-communicator.org] On

Behalf

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-----Original Message-----
Of Lyubomir Marinov
Sent: Donnerstag, 29. März 2012 16:14
To: dev@jitsi.java.net
Subject: [jitsi-dev] Security Panel in Account Registration Wizards
Devs, I see there is a Security panel in the account registration
wizard of the SIP protocol but there is no such panel for XMPP. I
briefly looked at the use of the properties modified by the Security
panel and they seem to be read and taken into account by
protocol-agnostic classes. Is there a technical reason why the same
panel cannot be added for XMPP?


#3

Hey Ingo,

На 29 март 2012, 17:30, Ingo Bauersachs <ingo@jitsi.org> написа:

There's no technical reason to not add a similar panel to XMPP. But what
would you want to add there for the XMPP panel? SDES is not (yet?)
supported, which would leave the ZRTP-Checkbox as the only control.

Thank you very much for the answer!

It was a sincere question really. I was looking for a way to easily
disable ZRTP for XMPP calls during development/testing and I
remembered there was a Security panel but then I couldn't find it for
my XMPP account. So I manually edited my configuration .properties
file and added DEFAULT_ENCRYPTION=false for my XMPP account and it
indeed did disable ZRTP. I just thought it was easier to click a
checkbox and I asked. But I will totally understand if we decide not
to have a whole page in the XMPP account registration wizard for a
single checkbox.

Best regards,
Lyubomir


#4

Hey

[snip]

I just thought it was easier to click a checkbox and I asked.

That would indeed be easier :slight_smile:
Actually, I always thought that checkbox is already there and just noticed now from your message that it isn’t.

But I will totally understand if we decide not
to have a whole page in the XMPP account registration wizard for a
single checkbox.

I don't mind adding a new panel, especially if there are plans to add support for SDES in XMPP. But I'm not the UI guy, so I'd rather ask Yana if she agrees with an almost empty page :slight_smile:
The "Use insecure connection" (which relates to allow Non-SSL) checkbox on the first page could then also be moved there.

Regards,
Ingo


#5

Hi Lubo, Ingo,

I think that if we add the information message, as in the SIP registration form (see screenshot), it would look ok.

Cheers,
Yana


#6

Hey

I guess so, but it cannot be the exact same message (as there are no
advanced settings for XMPP yet).

Ingo

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-----Original Message-----
From: Yana Stamcheva [mailto:yana@jitsi.org]
Sent: Montag, 9. April 2012 15:48
To: dev@jitsi.java.net
Subject: [jitsi-dev] Re: Security Panel in Account Registration Wizards
Hi Lubo, Ingo,

I think that if we add the information message, as in the SIP registration
form (see screenshot), it would look ok.

Cheers,
Yana


#7

Hey

I guess so, but it cannot be the exact same message (as there are no
advanced settings for XMPP yet).

Yep, of course. Just the first part.

Yana

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On Apr 9, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Ingo Bauersachs wrote:

Ingo

-----Original Message-----
From: Yana Stamcheva [mailto:yana@jitsi.org]
Sent: Montag, 9. April 2012 15:48
To: dev@jitsi.java.net
Subject: [jitsi-dev] Re: Security Panel in Account Registration Wizards
Hi Lubo, Ingo,

I think that if we add the information message, as in the SIP registration
form (see screenshot), it would look ok.

Cheers,
Yana