confused about the options

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Aug 27 14:59:42 EDT 2012

simon ben spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have a recently installed zentyal and want to use it for internal
> chat services and still in a test environment i have installed pidgin
> as a client for jabber which got just tons of lovely options, useful 
> n just great but missing in other chat client and everything works
> fine. the pidgin client on windows and the version is but i have a
> query pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6)
> when I  log in with the pidgin  client click accounts go to my account
> which is displayed i see huge options which I have attached here. but
> many of the option here mentioned like
> send announcement to all users
> send announcement to online users
> set message of the day and send to all online users
> etc etc
> should be restricted only to administrators
> but I have seen that all users have this option .

I'm not sure I really grok this, but it sounds to me like a problem
that needs to be fixed in the server configuration.  Pidgin lets the
user do anything the server allows.


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