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mod_measure_malloc: port to most recent trunk statistics API
author Jonas Schäfer <>
date Tue, 25 May 2021 19:01:54 +0200
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- 'Stage-Beta'
summary: Forward offline messages via email


Quite often when I am out and about, I'm not able to connect to Jabber.
It is usually much more likely I can access my email though (whether via
the web, or a mobile client).

For this reason I decided it would be extremely useful to have Jabber
messages sent to me while I was offline forwarded to my email inbox.


Simply add "offline\_email" to your modules\_enabled list. When any user
receives a message while they are offline, it will automatically be
forwarded via mail to the **same** address as their Jabber ID. e.g.'s offline messages will be forwarded to's email inbox.


  Option                   Description
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  queue\_offline\_emails   The number of seconds to buffer messages for, before they are sent as an email. The default is to send each message as it arrives.
  smtp\_server             Address of the SMTP server to send through. Default 'localhost' (recommended, see caveats below)
  smtp\_username           If set, Prosody will authenticate with the SMTP server before sending (default is no authentication)
  smtp\_password           The password for the above user (default is none)
  smtp\_from               Address from which it will appear the emails came. Default is smtp\_username@smtp\_server, where smtp\_username is replaced with 'xmpp' if not set


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  0.9   Works
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-   Currently SMTP sending blocks the whole server. This should not be
    noticeable if your mail server is on the same machine as Prosody.
-   There is not (yet) any way to configure forwarding to an email
    address other than your JID (idea... use email address in vcard?)
-   Enable/disable this feature per user?