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module:sbbsimsg [2018/03/01 12:11]
digital man Links to util:binkit changed to module:binkit
module:sbbsimsg [2020/11/17 21:46] (current)
altere [Logon Event]
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-====== ​Synchronet Inter-BBS ​Instant Message ​Module ​======+====== Instant Message ======
  
-The purpose of this module is to provide a real-time inter-BBS instant message feature for participating systems.+The Synchronet Instant Message ​module is used to provide a real-time inter-BBS instant message feature for participating systems.
  
 +This module is normally invoked from the [[chat_sec|"​Chat"​ menu]] or from the [[:​module:​PrivateMsg]] module with the '​I'​ key.
 +
 +===== Install =====
 +==== Chat Menu ====
 +If you're using the default ''​[[chat_sec]]''​ menu module, you should already have it installed on that menu (the ''​I''​ command key).
 +
 +==== Global Hotkey ====
 +To get access to instant-message module from virtually //​anywhere//​ within the BBS (e.g. using Ctrl-P), install the (new) [[:​module:​PrivateMsg]] module in SCFG->​System->​Loadable Modules->​Private Msg (the default, ''​privatemsg'',​ should be all you need):
 +  Private: (T)elegram, (M)essage, (C)hat, (I)nterBBS, or (Q)uit:
 +
 +==== Logon Event ====
 +To display a list of currently active users (on other inter-BBS instant message capable systems) during user-logon, add an external program to [[util:​SCFG]]->​External Programs->​Online Programs->​Main (or your section of choice)->​Available Online Programs... and configure as follows:
 +
 +<​file>​
 +Name                       ​Synchronet IMSG List
 +Internal Code              SBBSIMSG
 +Command Line               ?​sbbsimsg -l
 +Multiple Concurrent Users  Yes
 +Execute on Event           ​Logon,​ Only
 +Pause After Execution ​     Yes
 +BBS Drop File Type         None
 +</​file>​
 +
 +All other settings can be left with their default values (No/​None/​blank).
 +
 + 
 ===== History ===== ===== History =====
  
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 ==== Rev 1.25 (2009) ==== ==== Rev 1.25 (2009) ====
-  * Removed Finger (both TCP and UDP support), SYSTAT-TCP and SMTP support, so it now *only*:+Removed Finger (both TCP and UDP support), SYSTAT-TCP and SMTP support, so it now *only*:
   * Queries using SYSTAT/​ActiveUser protocol over UDP port 11   * Queries using SYSTAT/​ActiveUser protocol over UDP port 11
   * Sends messages using MSP (TCP port 18)   * Sends messages using MSP (TCP port 18)
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 This file is generated daily on [[bbs:​Vertrauen]] and distributed via FTP as [[ftp://​vert.synchro.net/​sbbsimsg.lst]]. This file is generated daily on [[bbs:​Vertrauen]] and distributed via FTP as [[ftp://​vert.synchro.net/​sbbsimsg.lst]].
  
-The event module ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​getimsglst''​ is normally run as a timed event (configured in [[binkit]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events) and used to pull the list file from Vertrauen via FTP, usually daily.+The event module ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​getimsglst''​ is normally run as a timed event (configured in [[util:SCFG]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events) and used to pull the list file from Vertrauen via FTP, usually daily.
  
 The List File is generated daily on Vertrauen through the use of the ''​[[module:​sbbslist]].js''​ module'​s ''​imsglist''​ command-line option. This sbbslist option parses the Synchronet BBS List and finds listed-systems that meet the minimum requirements to be included in the instant-message list and re-generates the ''​sbbsimsg.lst''​ file. The List File is generated daily on Vertrauen through the use of the ''​[[module:​sbbslist]].js''​ module'​s ''​imsglist''​ command-line option. This sbbslist option parses the Synchronet BBS List and finds listed-systems that meet the minimum requirements to be included in the instant-message list and re-generates the ''​sbbsimsg.lst''​ file.
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 This is normally accomplished by adding the following services to a BBS's ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​services.ini]]''​ file: This is normally accomplished by adding the following services to a BBS's ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​services.ini]]''​ file:
  
-<​file>​+<​file ​ini>
 [ActiveUser-UDP] [ActiveUser-UDP]
 Port=11 Port=11
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 </​file>​ </​file>​
  
-<​file>​+<​file ​ini>
 [MSP] [MSP]
 Port=18 Port=18
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   * [[:​service:​|Services]]   * [[:​service:​|Services]]
  
-{{tag>​tcpip services javascript chat sbbslist instant-messaging}}+{{tag>​tcpip services javascript chat sbbslist instant-messaging ​nodelist ecweb}}
  

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