Gato, thanks for replying. It would really be nice if I could send a broadcast to a group and have the offline users get the broadcast upon their next login.
Based on your feedback a new version of the broadcast
plugin has been released. You can get it from
Thanks, again, for the update and quick response. I’'ve updated the Broadcast plugin on my server with your new version.
Presence management was not supported by previous
version of the plugin. New version will let allowed
users add the broadcast service to the roster. Eg.
OK, just so I ensure I am not making a silly syntax mistake with this… I did the following:
Group’'s name: Techs
Server’'s name: im-server
In Spark, I use the ‘‘Contacts’’ --> ‘‘Add Contact’’ menu and enter the following:
Jabber ID: Techs@broadcast.im-server
And the Tech-broadcast user in my contacts list is marked as “Pending”. I’'ve also tried add the contact as ‘‘Techs@broadcast.127.0.0.1’’ with the same results.
Could you check in the admin console if Offline
Messages are being stored? Another explanation can be
found in an error that was happening while checking
if a user was allowed to send messages to the group
or if he was a group member. But in this latter case
you should be getting an error message back. In my
tests I sent a message to a group with offline
members and the messages were stored in the
I have offline messaged set to ‘‘Store’’ --> ‘‘Always Store’’, There only a few users on this server so I have allocated 10,000KB per-user for offline storage. After sending a broadcast, the offline message usage remains at 0.00 MB
Not sure what you are saying here. Let me know if the
new version has fixed it. If not I will need an
example or more info to understand what you are
I was desperate, so I began expirementing. I though I might be able to add the broadcast as a group because adding it as a contact failed.
I un-jar’‘ed a copy of the broadcast plugin to see how offline users are handled. Failing that, I’'ll grab a copy of the WildFire source and start trying to grok it.