PacktLib: IBM Lotus Sametime 8 Essentials: A User's Guide

IBM Lotus Sametime 8 Essentials

Credits

About the Authors

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

Preface

At the Starting Line: Know Your Sametime Client

What's all the fuss about instant messaging?

Why use Sametime?

Types of Sametime clients

The Sametime system offerings

Summary

Getting Connected: Configuring and Using Sametime for Lotus Notes

So exactly what is the "embedded" Sametime client?

Getting connected to Sametime

Starting Sametime with single sign-on

Making Sametime work the best way for you

Adding a contact

What is Sametime "status"?

Starting a chat with a contact

Summary

Getting Connected: Configuring and Using Sametime Connect

Installing Sametime Connect on Windows

Installing Sametime Connect on a Macintosh

Installing Sametime Connect on Linux

Setting up the connection to the Sametime server

Setting up user preferences

Installing Sametime Connect add-ons

Upgrading Your Sametime Connect client

Summary

Managing Your Connections: Making the most of your Sametime Contacts

Managing your contacts

Contact list and "type ahead"

Understanding different directory types

Contact nicknames

Managing contacts with contact groups

Contact lists and business card information

Managing your online presence

Group chatting

Summary

Power Chatting: Making the most of Sametime Instant Messaging

Spice up your text communication

Uploading and displaying files, graphics, and web links

Explain yourself with the screen capture tool

Get emotional with emoticons

Audio/video services

Integrating Sametime with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft SharePoint

Summary

Spread the Word: Connecting to other Messaging Communities

Connect to your local Sametime community

Connecting to external Sametime communities

Connecting to other instant messaging users: AOL, Google, and Yahoo

Directory types: Domino versus LDAP

Summary

iNotes and Sametime—Chatting from the Web

Using Sametime in iNotes

Enable instant messaging

Chatting from iNotes

Displaying Sametime contacts in the sidebar

Adding and managing contacts

Set and edit your status message

Help! I need somebody!

Summary

Going Mobile—Installing and Using the Sametime Mobile Client

Supported devices for Sametime Mobile

Packaging the Sametime Mobile client for download

Downloading and installing Sametime Mobile

Using the Sametime Mobile client

Adjusting Sametime Mobile client preferences

Managing and chatting with Sametime Mobile contacts

Securing Sametime Mobile

Getting help with Sametime Mobile

Summary

Meeting Basics—Using Sametime to Create Virtual Meeting Spaces

What is Sametime Meeting Center?

Browser requirements for Sametime meetings

Getting started in Sametime Meeting Center

Creating a new online meeting

Breakout meeting sessions

Chairing a meeting

Participating in a meeting

Leaving or ending a meeting

Need help?

Summary

Meeting Beyond the Conference Room—Using Additional Sametime Meeting Features

Screen sharing

Whiteboarding

Communicating with voice, video, and audio

Saving and using meeting materials

Best practices for online meetings

Need help in the meeting center?

Summary

Take Your Instant Messaging to the Next Level—Sametime Advanced

Getting started with chat rooms

Managing broadcast communities

Using instant share

Sametime geographic locations

When you need help

Summary

Speak Up—Taking Advantage of Sametime Unified Telephony

What is Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT)?

Using Sametime Unified Telephony features

Getting help

Summary

Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.1 New Features

Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.1 New Features

Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.1 New Features

Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.1 New Features

Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.1 New Features

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Using Sametime in Chat-Enabled Applications

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources

Additional Sametime Resources