Also, just FYI, the docs you used are the old docs, the new ones are at docs.nodebb.org
You can open an issue at github.com/nodebb/docs if you wish for a change to be made
How can I access nodeBB's functions via crond? I'd like to automatically sync the nodebb database against another database (primarily users and groups) every 5 minutes or so. This would require me to access core functions like "User.getUidByUsername()" or "User.create()" from inside the cronjob. Is there any plugin that does this already?
Thanks for your help!
I already have my own plugin that does synchronize every time a user logs in. But, this means that logged in users won't be up to date as long as their session still exists ("stay logged in"). This can be annoying for changes of group memberships, but it can also be a security issue for changes in the ban status of an existing user.
If I understood you right the service to service ping that happens if a new user is created wouldn't help the issue either.
Any chance for an API that allows CRUD operations on users, settings and groups?
Yes. That's great, thank you!
I read through the documentation of the API and found out that I need to provide
_uid for usage with a master token. Is there any way to find out about the UID of a certain username via the API? (similar to
The API allows us to request membership to private groups. Is there an API call to accept this membership request with the
_uid of an admin user? Or is it even possible to add/remove a certain user (different to the
_uid) to a certain group using an admin