Agora Signaling Sunset Plan

  • As of August 1, 2019, the Agora Signaling system was sunset. No new features will be added, and only bug fixes will be made.
  • As of August 12, 2019, all related documents were be moved here.
  • As of December 31, 2019, we stopped updating the legacy Agora Signaling system, but kept the system in maintenance mode.
  • On June 30, 2020, we will shut down the Signaling servers and the Signaling service will end.

Compatibility between the Signaling SDK and the Agora RTM SDK

Agora RTM SDK v1.0 is compatible with the legacy Agora Signaling SDK except for the following features or versions.

Signaling Features or Versions Description Our recommendation or comments
Special features
  • Special channel: __agora_channel_event and __agora_user_online
  • Special channel attributes: _userNotification and _auto_update_total_num
  • The invoke feature: channel_query_userlist_all
  • SDK customization: setBackground
  • Agora.io plans to support _agora_channel_event and _agora_user_online. Expect more information on this in the future.
  • No plan to support the other special features.
Earlier signaling SDK versions Earlier than v1.1 Upgrade to the latest Signaling SDK version to enable intercommunication with the RTM SDK.
The Signaling Wechat mini-app SDK Will be supported soon.
Sends a non-string message (Signaling Web) Puts a non-string as msg in the messageInstantSend(peer, msg, cb) or messageChannelSend(msg, cb) method. Update your integration code to enable intercommunication with the RTM SDK.
PSTN No further plans to support.

To switch from the legacy Signaling SDK to the Agora RTM SDK, see Agora RTM SDK vs. Signaling.