Presence_XML Module

Table of Contents

1. Admin Guide
1.1. Overview
1.2. Dependencies
1.2.1. OpenSIPS Modules
1.2.2. External Libraries or Applications
1.3. Exported Parameters
1.3.1. force_active (int)
1.3.2. pidf_manipulation (int)
1.3.3. xcap_server (str)
1.3.4. pres_rules_auid (str)
1.3.5. pres_rules_filename (str)
1.3.6. generate_offline_body (str)
1.4. Exported Functions
1.5. Installation
2. Developer Guide
3. Contributors
3.1. By Commit Statistics
3.2. By Commit Activity
4. Documentation
4.1. Contributors

List of Tables

3.1. Top contributors by DevScore(1), authored commits(2) and lines added/removed(3)
3.2. Most recently active contributors(1) to this module

List of Examples

1.1. Set force_active parameter
1.2. Set pidf_manipulation parameter
1.3. Set xcap_server parameter
1.4. Set pres_rules_auid parameter
1.5. Set pres_rules_filename parameter
1.6. Set generate_offline_body parameter

Chapter 1. Admin Guide

1.1. Overview

The module does specific handling for notify-subscribe events using xml bodies. It is used with the general event handling module, presence. It constructs and adds 3 events to it: presence, presence.winfo, dialog;sla.

This module takes the xcap permission rule documents from xcap_table. The presence permission rules are interpreted according to the specifications in RFC 4745 and RFC 5025.

1.2. Dependencies

1.2.1. OpenSIPS Modules

The following modules must be loaded before this module:

  • a database module.

  • presence.

  • signaling.

  • xcap.

  • xcap_client.

    Only compulsory if not using an integrated xcap server (if 'integrated_xcap_server' parameter is not set).

1.2.2. External Libraries or Applications

The following libraries or applications must be installed before running OpenSIPS with this module loaded:

  • libxml-dev.

1.3. Exported Parameters

1.3.1. force_active (int)

This parameter is used for permissions when handling Subscribe messages. If set to 1, subscription state is considered active and the presentity is not queried for permissions(should be set to 1 if not using an xcap server). Otherwise,the xcap server is queried and the subscription states is according to user defined permission rules. If no rules are defined for a certain watcher, the subscriptions remains in pending state and the Notify sent will have no body.

Note: When switching from one value to another, the watchers table must be emptied.

Default value is 0.

Example 1.1. Set force_active parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "force_active", 1)

1.3.2. pidf_manipulation (int)

Setting this parameter to 1 enables the features described in RFC 4827. It gives the possibility to have a permanent state notified to the users even in the case in which the phone is not online. The presence document is taken from the xcap server and aggregated together with the other presence information, if any exist, for each Notify that is sent to the watchers. It is also possible to have information notified even if not issuing any Publish (useful for services such as email, SMS, MMS).

Default value is 0.

Example 1.2. Set pidf_manipulation parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "pidf_manipulation", 1)

1.3.3. xcap_server (str)

The address of the xcap servers used for storage. This parameter is compulsory if the integrated_xcap_server parameter is not set. It can be set more that once, to construct an address list of trusted XCAP servers.

Example 1.3. Set xcap_server parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "xcap_server", "")
modparam("presence_xml", "xcap_server", "")

1.3.4. pres_rules_auid (str)

This parameter should be configured if you are using the non integrated xcap mode and you need to use another pres-rules auid than the default 'pres-rules'.

Example 1.4. Set pres_rules_auid parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "pres_rules_auid", "org.openmobilealliance.pres-rules")

1.3.5. pres_rules_filename (str)

This parameter should be configured if you are using the non integrated xcap mode and you need to configure another filename than the default 'index'.

Example 1.5. Set pres_rules_filename parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "pres_rules_filename", "pres-rules")

1.3.6. generate_offline_body (str)

This parameter should be set to 0 if you want to prevent OpenSIPS from automatically generating a PIDF body when a publication expires or is explicitly terminated (a PUBLISH request is received with Expires: 0).

Example 1.6. Set generate_offline_body parameter

modparam("presence_xml", "generate_offline_body", 0)

1.4. Exported Functions

None to be used in configuration file.

1.5. Installation

The module requires 1 table in OpenSIPS database: xcap. The SQL syntax to create it can be found in presence-create.sql script in the database directories in the opensips/scripts folder. You can also find the complete database documentation on the project webpage,

Chapter 2. Developer Guide

The module exports no function to be used in other OpenSIPS modules.

Chapter 3. Contributors

3.1. By Commit Statistics

Table 3.1. Top contributors by DevScore(1), authored commits(2) and lines added/removed(3)

 NameDevScoreCommitsLines ++Lines --
1. Anca Vamanu1245447451776
2. Saúl Ibarra Corretgé (@saghul)3091499471
3. Bogdan-Andrei Iancu (@bogdan-iancu)262277126
4. Liviu Chircu (@liviuchircu)862551
5. Daniel-Constantin Mierla (@miconda)861514
6. Henning Westerholt (@henningw)644550
7. Razvan Crainea (@razvancrainea)531316
8. Dan Pascu (@danpascu)4233
9. Ovidiu Sas (@ovidiusas)3260
10. Kennard White312711

All remaining contributors: Vlad Paiu (@vladpaiu), Walter Doekes (@wdoekes), Konstantin Bokarius, UnixDev, Edson Gellert Schubert, Denis Bilenko.

(1) DevScore = author_commits + author_lines_added / (project_lines_added / project_commits) + author_lines_deleted / (project_lines_deleted / project_commits)

(2) including any documentation-related commits, excluding merge commits. Regarding imported patches/code, we do our best to count the work on behalf of the proper owner, as per the "fix_authors" and "mod_renames" arrays in opensips/doc/ If you identify any patches/commits which do not get properly attributed to you, please submit a pull request which extends "fix_authors" and/or "mod_renames".

(3) ignoring whitespace edits, renamed files and auto-generated files

3.2. By Commit Activity

Table 3.2. Most recently active contributors(1) to this module

 NameCommit Activity
1. Dan Pascu (@danpascu)Oct 2007 - Nov 2018
2. Bogdan-Andrei Iancu (@bogdan-iancu)Jul 2007 - Jun 2018
3. Liviu Chircu (@liviuchircu)Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
4. Razvan Crainea (@razvancrainea)Feb 2012 - Jan 2016
5. Saúl Ibarra Corretgé (@saghul)May 2012 - Mar 2013
6. Anca VamanuApr 2007 - Jun 2012
7. Vlad Paiu (@vladpaiu)Oct 2011 - Oct 2011
8. Ovidiu Sas (@ovidiusas)Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
9. Kennard WhiteJul 2010 - Jul 2010
10. Walter Doekes (@wdoekes)Apr 2010 - Apr 2010

All remaining contributors: UnixDev, Denis Bilenko, Henning Westerholt (@henningw), Daniel-Constantin Mierla (@miconda), Konstantin Bokarius, Edson Gellert Schubert.

(1) including any documentation-related commits, excluding merge commits

Chapter 4. Documentation

4.1. Contributors

Last edited by: Bogdan-Andrei Iancu (@bogdan-iancu), Liviu Chircu (@liviuchircu), Saúl Ibarra Corretgé (@saghul), Razvan Crainea (@razvancrainea), Anca Vamanu, Henning Westerholt (@henningw), Daniel-Constantin Mierla (@miconda), Konstantin Bokarius, Edson Gellert Schubert, Dan Pascu (@danpascu).

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