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How i get my UserId or a player UserId?

ahoogol
2016-02-14 18:01:49

I used Custom Authentication. How i get my UserId retrieved from auth server? How i get UserId from PhotonPlayer of other player in the room (for example to add it to my friends)?

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JohnTube
2016-02-15 07:37:39

Getting UserId of other actors is not possible right now.
PublishUserId option was added to RoomOptions for this purpose. I don't know if PUN has it already or not.
The solution is to send UserId as room or player property if you want to exchange it with others.

ahoogol
2016-02-15 12:03:30

@JohnTube thanks. PUN doesn't support PublishUserId. so i use custom properties. what about getting own UserId? if can get by PhotonNetwork.AuthValues.UserId after connect to photon?

JohnTube
2016-02-15 13:00:17

Let's keep that discussion on the other thread.

sosh
2016-08-18 07:50:31

Is there any update on whether the real UserId of other actors is or will be readable in the future? It seems to me that relying on the client to explicitly send userId as a player property is not secure, and could lead to impersonation etc.

JohnTube
2016-08-18 11:11:04

Hi @sosh,

Please take a look at RoomOptions.PublishUserId.

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