[ejabberd] Connecting thousands of bots under the same user name

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Tue Dec 4 14:40:09 MSK 2007


On Dec 4, 2007, at 11:33 AM, Joel Reymont wrote:

> On Dec 4, 2007, at 11:25 AM, Pedro Melo wrote:
>> why don't you use an external component instead?
> I need to learn more about external components in ejabberd. Any
> pointers?

ejabberd uses the standard XEP-0114, so that's the first step. http:// 

second, I'm sure that there is a XMPP library for your favorite  
language, check to see if they support XEP-0114.

 From the ejabberd side of things, configuring a external domain is  
simple enough.

> Would I map external components to a JID somehow for them to receive
> messages?

The JIDs of the virtual users inside the component would have a  
different domain.

If you server is example.org, you could name your subdomain  
something.example.org and the virtual users would be  
whatever at something.example.org.

Best regards,
Pedro Melo
Blog: http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/
XMPP ID: melo at simplicidade.org

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