Subscription Plugin Readme


This plugin can be configuured to automatically accept or reject subscription requests. When set to accept subscription requests users will be able to add someone to their roster (aka "Buddy List" or "Contacts") without having to wait for a manual subscription acceptance from the requested user. Conversely, when the plugin is set to reject subscription requests users will not be able to add people to their roster.


Copy the file, subscription.jar into the plugins directory of your Openfire installation. The plugin will then be automatically deployed. To upgrade to a new version: 1) go to the plugin screen of the Admin Console, 2) click on the delete icon on the same row as the currently installed subscription plugin, 3) copy the new subscription.jar into the plugins directory of your Openfire installation.


The subscription plugin is configured via Subscription Properties sidebar item which can found under the Sever tab in Openfire Admin Console. The subscription plugin can be configured in the following ways:

It is also possible to create a "white list" of users. The users in the list still maintain full control over accepting and rejecting subscription requests.

Using the Plugin

Once the plugin has been installed and configured there is no additional steps are required to use the plugin.

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