[jdev] [ejabberd] multiple sessions in ejabberd

Daniel Dormont dan at greywallsoftware.com
Fri Nov 9 05:43:34 UTC 2012

What's probably happening on reload is that you are not terminating
the old session, and so ejabberd_http_bind will keep it alive for up
to whatever your BOSH wait time is + 30 seconds (default inactivity

However, this may not necessarily be a problem. Assuming you're
talking about MUC, what version of ejabberd are you running? Since
2.1.9, ejabberd allows multiple sessions from the same user to share a


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:18 PM, Ayukaev Vlad <ayukaev at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear developers,
> I am building a javascript client for ejabberd and want the system to be
> fault-tolerant.
> However, a user sometimes can accidentally reload the page with the script.
> Then when the system reloads it attempts
> to join the room again, but gets an error ("This nickname is already in
> use").
> Currently, I can imagine using cookie to keep user's jid,rid,sid and
> Strophe.connection.attach() to reveal the previous session.
> I also know that recently there were many concerns on this topic, buy I
> wasn't able to find any good solutions.
> Is there any other ideas how to get away of nickname error?
> Thanks,
> Vlad
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