Adds a user with Jabber ID, jid, to the server. You will be
prompted to enter the users password.
Changes the password of an existing user with Jabber ID, jid. You will be
prompted to enter the users new password.
Deletes an existing user with Jabber ID, jid, from the server.
Although prosodyctl has commands to manage the prosody daemon it is recommended that you utilize your distributions daemon management features if you attained Prosody through a package.
To perform daemon control commands prosodyctl needs a pidfile value specified in /etc/prosody/prosody.cfg.lua. Failure to do so will cause prosodyctl to complain.
start Starts the prosody server daemon. If run as root prosodyctl will attempt to change to a user named "prosody" before executing. This operation will block for up to five seconds to wait for the server to execute.
stop Stops the prosody server daemon. This operation will block for up to five seconds to wait for the server to stop executing.
restart Restarts the prosody server daemon. Equivalent to running prosodyctl stop followed by prosodyctl start.
status Prints the current execution status of the prosody server daemon.
ejabberd is another XMPP server which provides a comparable control tool, ejabberdctl, to control its servers operations. prosodyctl implements some commands which are compatible with ejabberdctl. For details of how these commands work you should see ejabberdctl(8).
register user server password unregister user server
--help Display help text for the specified command.
/etc/prosody/prosody.cfg.lua The main prosody configuration file. prosodyctl reads this to determine the process ID file of the prosody server daemon and to determine if a host has been configured.
More information may be found online at: http://prosody.im/
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