Adding actual participant count to API

Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe.
Very often we would like to know how many participants joined the meeting. Although the Dashboard and Meeting API did return a count for participants, the count actually counts by the number of times people getting into the meeting, instead of the number of unique person getting into the meeting.

i.e. If a participant got a poor network connection, dropped out and getting back, that counts 2.

The problem scales up when the meeting time becomes longer. We often have cases like a lecture of 2 - 3 hours, the count reaches 500 but the actual is just 100 something.

Describe the solution you’d like
It will be great if an additional field called unique_participant is added to the API.

Describe alternatives you’ve considered
The workaround that we have right now is to retrieve the meeting participant list and do a filter of distinct user name and email address.

It works great for one particular meeting, but when we try to get a daily report (~800 meetings), the whole API call took us 5 minutes…

Hey @vicker,

Thanks for sharing this feature request. I will pass this to our team for consideration.


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