Participant API#

  • API v1: 🏁 Removed with API v4: until Nextcloud 21
  • API v2: 🏁 Removed with API v4: Nextcloud 19 - 21
  • API v3: 🏁 Removed with API v4: Nextcloud 21 only
  • API v4: Base endpoint /ocs/v2.php/apps/spreed/api/v4: since Nextcloud 22

Get list of participants in a conversation#

  • Method: GET
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants
  • Data:

    field type Description
    includeStatus bool Whether the user status information also needs to be loaded
  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 200 OK
      • 403 Forbidden When the participant is a guest
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 412 Precondition Failed When the lobby is active and the user is not a moderator
    • Data: Array of participants, each participant has at least:

      field type Added Removed Description
      attendeeId int v3 Unique attendee id
      actorType string v3 Currently known users|guests|emails|groups|circles
      actorId string v3 The unique identifier for the given actor type
      displayName string v1 Can be empty for guests
      participantType int v1 Permissions level of the participant (see constants list)
      lastPing int v1 Timestamp of the last ping of the user (should be used for sorting)
      inCall int v1 Call flags the user joined with (see constants list)
      permissions int v4 Combined final permissions for the participant, permissions are picked in order of attendee then call then default and the first which is Custom will apply (see constants list)
      attendeePermissions int v4 Dedicated permissions for the current participant, if not Custom this are not the resulting permissions (see constants list)
      sessionId string v1 v4 '0' if not connected, otherwise a 512 character long string
      sessionIds array v4 array of session ids, each are 512 character long strings, or empty if no session
      status string v2 Optional: Only available with includeStatus=true, for users with a set status and when there are less than 100 participants in the conversation
      statusIcon string v2 Optional: Only available with includeStatus=true, for users with a set status and when there are less than 100 participants in the conversation
      statusMessage string v2 Optional: Only available with includeStatus=true, for users with a set status and when there are less than 100 participants in the conversation

Add a participant to a conversation#

  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants
  • Data:

    field type Description
    newParticipant string User, group, email or circle to add
    source string Source of the participant(s) as returned by the autocomplete suggestion endpoint (default is users)
  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the source type is unknown, currently users, groups, emails are supported. circles are supported with circles-support capability
      • 400 Bad Request When the conversation is a one-to-one conversation or a conversation to request a password for a share
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator or owner
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the user or group to add could not be found
    • Data:

      field type Description
      type int In case the conversation type changed, the new value is returned

Delete an attendee by id from a conversation#

  • Method: DELETE
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/attendees
  • Data:

    field type Description
    attendeeId int The participant to delete
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the participant is a moderator or owner
      • 400 Bad Request When there are no other moderators or owners left
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator or owner
      • 403 Forbidden When the participant to remove is an owner
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the participant to remove could not be found

Remove yourself from a conversation#

  • Method: DELETE
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants/self

  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the participant is a moderator or owner and there are no other moderators or owners left.
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant

Join a conversation (available for call and chat)#

  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants/active
  • Data:

    field type Description
    password string Optional: Password is only required for users which are self joined or guests and only when the conversation has hasPassword set to true.
    force bool If set to false and the user has an active session already a 409 Conflict will be returned (Default: true - to keep the old behaviour)
  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 200 OK
      • 403 Forbidden When the password is required and didn't match
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 409 Conflict When the user already has an active Talk session in the conversation with this Nextcloud session. The suggested behaviour is to ask the user whether they want to kill the old session and force join unless the last ping is older than 60 seconds or older than 40 seconds when the conflicting session is not marked as in a call.
    • Data in case of 200 OK: See array definition in Get user´s conversations

    • Data in case of 409 Conflict:

      field type Description
      sessionId string 512 character long string
      inCall int Flags whether the conflicting session is in a potential call
      lastPing int Timestamp of the last ping of the conflicting session

Resend participant emails#

  • Required capability: sip-support
  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants/resend-invitations
  • Data:

    field type Description
    attendeeId int or null Attendee id can be used for guests and users, not setting it will resend all invitations
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator or owner
      • 404 Not Found When the given attendee was not found in the conversation

Leave a conversation (not available for call and chat anymore)#

  • Method: DELETE
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/participants/active

  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant

Promote a user or guest to moderator#

  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/moderators
  • Data:

    field type Description
    attendeeId int Attendee id can be used for guests and users
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the participant to promote is not a normal user (type 3) or normal guest (type 4)
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator or owner
      • 403 Forbidden When the participant to remove is an owner
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the participant to remove could not be found

Demote a moderator to user or guest#

  • Method: DELETE
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/moderators
  • Data:

    field type Description
    attendeeId int Attendee id can be used for guests and users
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the participant to demote is not a moderator (type 2) or guest moderator (type 6)
      • 403 Forbidden When the current participant is not a moderator or owner
      • 403 Forbidden When the current participant tries to demote themselves
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the participant to demote could not be found

Set permissions for an attendee#

  • Method: PUT
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/attendees/permissions
  • Data:

    field type Description
    attendeeId int Attendee id can be used for guests and users
    mode string Mode of how permissions should be manipulated constants list. If the permissions were 0 (default) and the modification is add or remove, they will be initialised with the call or default conversation permissions before, falling back to 126 for moderators and 118 for normal participants.
    permissions int New permissions for the attendee, see constants list. If permissions are not 0 (default), the 1 (custom) permission will always be added.
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the conversation type does not support setting publishing permissions, e.g. one-to-one conversations
      • 400 Bad Request When the attendee type is groups or circles
      • 400 Bad Request When the mode is invalid
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator, owner or guest moderator
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant
      • 404 Not Found When the attendee to set publishing permissions could not be found

Set permissions for all attendees#

  • Method: PUT
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/attendees/permissions/all
  • Data:

    field type Description
    mode string Mode of how permissions should be manipulated constants list. If the permissions were 0 (default) and the modification is add or remove, they will be initialised with the call or default conversation permissions before, falling back to 126 for moderators and 118 for normal participants.
    permissions int New permissions for the attendees, see constants list. If permissions are not 0 (default), the 1 (custom) permission will always be added.
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 400 Bad Request When the conversation type does not support setting publishing permissions, e.g. one-to-one conversations
      • 400 Bad Request When the mode is invalid
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a moderator, owner or guest moderator
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant

Get a participant by their pin#

Note: This is only allowed with validate SIP bridge requests

  • Required capability: sip-support
  • Method: GET
  • Endpoint: /room/{token}/pin/{pin}

  • Response:

    • Status code:

      • 200 OK
      • 401 Unauthorized When the validation as SIP bridge failed
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation or participant could not be found
    • Data: See array definition in Get user´s conversations

Set display name as a guest#

  • API: Only v1
  • Method: POST
  • Endpoint: /guest/{token}/name
  • Data:

    field type Description
    displayName string The new display name
  • Response:

    • Status code:
      • 200 OK
      • 403 Forbidden When the current user is not a guest
      • 404 Not Found When the conversation could not be found for the participant