Opened 7 years ago

#15174 new defect

Pidgin ICQ/AIM too frequent login

Reported by: MatatTHC Owned by: MarkDoliner
Milestone: Component: ICQ
Version: 2.10.3 Keywords: too frequent login
Cc: MatatTHC@…



I'm using Pidgin 2.10.3 (libpurple 2.10.3) in Ubuntu. I'm unable to connect to ICQ/AIM in Pidgin (and also empathy).

In the original setting it reports: """ You have been connecting and disconnecting too frequently. Wait ten minutes and try again. If you continue to try, you will need to wait even longer. """

I found a forum entry suggesting to use modified settings:

When I disable the client login option as suggested in the forum I get: """ ACCOUNTNR disabled Unknown reason """

after much searching (and finding similar reports years old) I found a fix (not to be confused with solution):

  • (instead of
  • disable encryption
  • disabled client login

So the problem seems to be the combination of encryption and login server ...

Thank you in advance.

P.S. For completeness: I'm traveling upstream with this bug for some time now:

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