[jdev] Node Owner subscribing users to a node

Sergey Dobrov binary at jrudevels.org
Wed Dec 5 11:22:48 UTC 2012

On 12/05/2012 06:16 PM, Kim Alvefur wrote:
> On 2012-12-05 11:00, andy nes wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I have a pubsub node, to which publishers publish their updates.
>> As an admin and node owner, I want some users to subscribe to the node. I
>> want to do that in the backend using the web admin so that the first time
>> the users login using their jid, they start receiving the published items
>> from the node.
>> Is this possible?
> The protocol doesn't make it impossible for someone with sufficient
> privileges to subscribe someone else, see
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0060.html#subscriber-subscribe
> And the server can of course do whatever it wishes to the subscription list.

Hm, interesting note, it seems you're right. But don't sure if ejabberd 
supports this trick:

> If the bare JID portions of the JIDs do not match as described above and the requesting entity does not have some kind of admin or proxy privilege as defined by the implementation, the service MUST return a <bad-request/> error, which SHOULD also include a pubsub-specific error condition of <invalid-jid/>.

> --
> Regards,
> Kim "Zash" Alvefur
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With best regards,
Sergey Dobrov,
XMPP Developer and JRuDevels.org founder.

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