[Freedombox-discuss] Element (matrix-synapse client) problems. More info, pointing to server.

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Mon Sep 28 20:30:23 BST 2020

On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 02:30:13PM -0400, A. F. Cano wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 05:17:37PM -0400, A. F. Cano wrote:
> > I have tried to create a new room and I get this:
> > 
> > Failure to create room
> > Server may be unavailable, overloaded, or you hit a bug.
> > 
> > How can I get rid of the "Connectivity to server has been lost." error?
> > This might be the problem, but like I said, existing users in an
> > existing room can still use video conferencing.  Weird...
> In the attempt to solve this problem, I have now installed Quaternion,
> another client app.  Once I enter the Matrix ID:
> @<user>:<sub-domain>.freedombox.rocks
> where <user> is the user I have added to the FreedomBox for matrix use
> (non-admin), <sub-domain> is the sub-domain I registered with the keepers of
> freedombox.rocks.
> the password I created for said account, and the server:
> https://<sub-domain>.freedombox.rocks
> after a few seconds it comes back with "Host unreachable".  I can ping
> the FreedomBox just fine in all these ways:
> ping <local host name>
> ping <local host name>.local
> ping <sub-domain>.freedombox.rocks
> I have restarted matrix-synapse on the FreedomBox but that doesn't
> change anything:
> sudo /etc/init.d/matrix-synapse restart
> Does anyone have any idea what is going on here? 

> What can I try to narrow down this problem?

So tools like tcpdump and wireshark

Geert Stappers
Silence is hard to parse

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