[ejabberd] Can I create chat room on the server instead of client
shaun.kruger at gmail.com
Fri May 4 18:30:39 MSK 2012
I might be getting this wrong, but I think telling the client to auto
join a MUC room requires bookmarks (XEP-0048). Unfortunately, the
last time I checked ejabberd doesn't support bookmarks. I found a
thread on an OpenFire forum that talks about automatic joining of MUCs
that talks about this and some of the spotty client support for
bookmarks when trying to auto-join MUC rooms:
On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 2:10 AM, Coiby Xu <coiby.xu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Shaun,
> Thanks for your reply!
> I'm working on FusionForge(an open source project management system) and
> want to integrate ejabberd with it. My purpose is that I can create a chat
> room for each project and the members of the project can be added
> automatically to the room too.
> A week, I modify a perl script which use ejabberdctl to synchronize
> Fusionforge groups with ejabberd shared rosters and provide such functions:
> 1. create users, update password of existing users, delete non-existing
> 2. create new rosters, fill them with new users, delete users deleted
> from Fusionforge
> I find roster is just not enough which only add project members to the buddy
> list. So I wonder if I can create room from each project.
> Thanks for your python script! It makes me easier to achieve my object. May
> I ask can I set the owner of the chatting room and invite other people to
> the room(it can be done from the client you know)?
> Thanks for recommending mod_multicast! I read the README file but I don't
> understand why it's actually doing.
> 2012/5/3 Shaun Kruger <shaun.kruger at gmail.com>
>> I know this isn't exactly creating a chat room on the server (without
>> a client), but I wrote a blog post last week about using MUCs in a way
>> that required a room to be created and made persistent before anyone
>> started using it. I wrote a python script that attaches to a server,
>> creates a room, and sets the room's options before logging out.
>> Take a look at it and see if it would be useful to what you're trying to
>> It is written in python and requires sleekxmpp.
>> As for adding users to the chat room on the server side I'm just not
>> sure that's going to work out really well because I don't know what
>> clients will do when they suddenly start getting muc messages without
>> ever realizing they joined a muc. What are you trying to do? Have
>> you looked at mod_multicast?
>> Shaun Kruger
>> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 4:28 AM, Coiby Xu <coiby.xu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > How can I create chat room on the server instead of client and add users
>> > to
>> > the chatroom? ejabberdctl doesn't seem to have a command to create
>> > chatroom.
>> > Thanks!
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