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How to transfer file if user is offline


#1

hi, i am using spark client and openfire server and i want to transfer file to another user , there is no problem if both user is online ,if user is online when i send a file to another then another one get option to accept or reject, but if user is offline what is the process for file transfering.

Thank you


#2

Use email. There is no offline file transfer in xmpp. Http file upload is partly achieving that, but it only works in muc, for images and the link is public to anyone.

Correction: Http file upload works for single chats also.


#3

Scan the froum ,similar problem, from Spark-2.5.8 to Spark 2.8.3, it still exist. Are you sure about that the way spark transfer file is peer to peer.Could you give me the basis, or the link. My spark version si Spark-2.8.3, when send a file to a contact who is offline, the Prompt message is “the users is offline ,Will auto-send *.txt when user comes back online”. And that give me a message “when receive user comes back online ,he will receive the *.txt file”.am i right. Looking forward to your reply.

thank you.
CHAN


#4

That message means that Spark will wait for another client to become online and then will try to send a file again. It doesn’t mean the file will be stored somewhere on the server.

File transfer problems between versions or in 2.8.3 is separate and complex issue. In short, file transfer is broken in 2.8.3, there are no developers working on Spark, so it probably won’t be fixed soon. If file transfer is very important for you, look into other clients.


#5

Thanks for you response. how can i get the previous version (*.exe program). I can only obtain the resource codes from GitHub. Do you have a link.
thank you in advance.


#6

All versions https://github.com/igniterealtime/Spark/releases

Previous, 2.7.7 version https://github.com/igniterealtime/Spark/releases/tag/v2.7.7

You can also try the latest nightly build and try to enable IBB transfer in file transfer settings. In my tests it works more reliably, but it can be slower http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/nightly_spark.jsp


#7

Thank you very much,best wishes.
CHAN