We updated our old expired certificates a while ago. And now I just updated the website. You can find the new fingerprints here.
Also we had some problems with certificates, especially on this website. Sometimes the webserver delivered the old and expired certificate. This was because some old tasks of Apache were still in the memory. Problem solved three days ago.
A short time before the old certificates expire we setup some new ones:
hot-chilli.net and im.hot-chilli.net (and also for this website):
Because there are problems/bugs with ejabberd 13.x connecting to our transports we just replaced the certificate for our main virtual host jabber.hot-chilli.net. This host also does service our transports.
Until then we had used a certificate with the common name *.hot-chilli.net, now we have one with jabber.hot-chilli.net and *.jabber.hot-chilli.net common names which does not lead to the problem.
Some days ago we already replaced the *.hot-chilli.net due to the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug.
We upgraded the Jabber server to Prosody 0.9.4 this morning, see the changelog.
We just upgraded the Jabber server to Prosody 0.9.2, see the changelog.
The most important bugfix is the bug related to zlib compression used with encrypted connections. It seems that this is finally fixed! :-)
We upgraded the Jabber server from Prosody 0.8 to 0.9 today! This brings a lot of new features, I just want to name IPv6 support and a Web Admin interface for our Jabber hosting customers. :-)
After migrating from ejabberd to Prosody we had to dump IPv6, which is now coming back. We are very happy about that and cannot wait how statistics will change after we support it again. ;-)
Also we installed several new modules with some new features.
A big thank you to Matt, the chief maintainer of Prosody! :-) The server upgrade only took about 20 minutes until the server was up and running again. Without him this would not have been possible. We run some special configs which had to be taken care of.
Mainly because of performance issues we will migrate the server from ejabberd to Prosody in the next days or weeks. Also the Spectrum 1 transports will be migrated to Spectrum 2. To create the less disturbance possible we migrate everything to a new server machine.
Anyway there will be downtimes, because sometime we have to migrate the user data and switch the DNS records.
As you can imagine some things will change in the future, which is perfectly normal when using a complete different software. We will try to keep as many feature we offer today plus adding the benefits and features of the new software to the server.
We will keep you posted, this was just intended to be a first basic information.
Ideas, suggestions, questions? Write us! :-)
We updated the certificate yesterday. Now it is valid again until January 2014.