[ejabberd] External Auth and Contact List

Webert de Souza Lima webert.boss at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 19:18:14 MSK 2017


Right. Do you think it would it be possible though a plugin, like it is
with Authentication though?


Regards,

Webert Lima
DevOps Engineer at MAV Tecnologia
*Belo Horizonte - Brasil*

On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 1:40 PM, Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net>
wrote:

> On 10/18/17 11:30, Webert de Souza Lima wrote:
> > Hello Phil, I really made a mess trying to explain everything, sorry.
> > I'll try agian:
> >
> > I have a global MySQL Server that stores domains and users. By "global"
> > I mean that we have many independent clusters and different software,
> > all of them read users from that MySQL Server database.
> > There is only 1 software allowed to write in this MySQL Server. (as the
> > other software only read from it, we use Master/Slave replication and
> > read from the Slaves in  each cluster).
> >
> > I want ejabberd to be able to do that as well:
> >
> >  * Authenticate users to the existing database without writing to it
> > [achievable by external auth method]
> >  * After a user user at domain logs in, hist Contact List is filled with
> > all users from the same domain.
> >
> > I want ejabberd to read-only that global mysql server for
> > Authentitcation and Contacts List.
> >
> > ejabberd related data must be written to another Mysql server (hosted in
> > the same cluster or even the same host).
>
> So you want ejabberd to READ user lists from one MySQL server, but write
> all of its data to another, different MySQL server.
>
> I'm relatively new to ejabberd myself, and have not yet tried clustering
> it (although I do want to learn how, for redundancy), but I'm pretty
> certain there isn't a way to do that.  I don't see any way to configure
> ejabberd to use different MySQL servers for different purposes.
>
>
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