PacktLib: IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Administration Guide

IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Administration Guide

Credits

Foreword

About the Authors

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Collaborate in Real Time: Introducing Sametime 8.5.2

What's new in Sametime 8.5.2

Sametime 8.5.2 server architecture

Sametime 8.5.2 clients: Something for everyone!

The Sametime system offerings

Understanding Sametime licensing

Why install or upgrade to Sametime 8.5.2?

Summary

The Sametime 8.5.2 Servers—Up Close and Personal

Sametime Community Server

Sametime Systems Console Server

Sametime Classic Meeting Server

Sametime Meeting Server

Sametime Proxy Server

Sametime Media Manager Server

Sametime TURN Server

Sametime Bandwidth Manager Server

Operating system options

Summary

Telephony Integration: Working with Sametime Telephony

Unified Communication and Telephony

Telephony options available in Sametime

Sametime Unified Telephony

Sametime Unified Telephony Lite client

Connecting Sametime 8.5.2 Connect to telephony products

Adding audio and conferencing to your Sametime client

Adding web conferencing to the Meeting Center

Summary

The Infrastructure: Understanding Sametime and WebSphere Application Server Architecture

Introducing WebSphere Application Server

Why is WebSphere Application Server used with Sametime?

WebSphere Application Server concepts and terms

WebSphere Application Server file locations

WebSphere deployments

Summary

Executive Decisions: Preparing for your Sametime 8.5.2 Installation

Decisions required for planning your Sametime environment

What is needed for growth and stability?

Obtaining Sametime software

Sametime 8.5.2 software prerequisites

Sametime 8.5.2 hardware requirements

Planning for the WAS environment

Coexistence or migration: What is required?

Planning for DB2

Planning for LDAP

Planning for network requirements

Summary

Ready, Set, Install: Installing Sametime 8.5.2

Downloading Sametime 8.5.2 software

Understanding the Sametime server install

Installing DB2

Installing the Sametime System Console

Configuring LDAP

Installing a Sametime Community Server

Installing a Sametime Proxy Server

Installing a Sametime Media Server

Installing a Meeting Server DB2 database

Installing a Sametime Meeting Server

Installing a Bandwidth Manager Server

Installing a TURN Server

Adding web conferencing to browser-based meetings

Troubleshooting the installation

Summary

Collaborate Securely: Setting up Authentication and Securing your Sametime Environment

Understanding WAS authentication

LDAP and its use

Migrating from Domino Directory to LDAP

Sample deployment scenarios

Understanding federated repositories

Using Single Sign-On for Sametime and other Domino and WAS servers

Understanding WAS SSL configuration

Summary

Making it Personal: Using Sametime Business Card

Sametime Business Card

Configuring Business Cards

Using IBM Connections Business Cards for Sametime

Creating custom Business Cards

Using and storing photos

Troubleshooting Business Cards

Business Cards and the Sametime clients

Summary

Extending the Sametime Environment: Connecting to Sametime Advanced and Sametime Gateway

Introducing Sametime Advanced

Features of Sametime Advanced

Integrating Sametime Advanced into your environment

Installing Sametime Advanced

Introducing Sametime Gateway

Features of Sametime Gateway

Deployment options for Sametime Gateway

Connecting a Sametime Gateway Server to your existing Sametime environment

Coexistence and compatibility

Summary

The End User Experience: Preparing for Sametime Client Deployments

What Sametime client software is available

Downloading Sametime software

Sametime client versions

Deploying Sametime client software

Customizing the client installation package

Managing client preferences

Audio-visual plugin

Considerations for upgrading Sametime clients

Summary

Collaborate from Anywhere: Sametime 8.5.2 and Mobile Devices

Sametime Mobile

Configuring the Sametime Community Server for mobile access

Connecting Sametime Mobile to the Sametime Community Server

Configuring the Sametime Community and Proxy Servers

Sametime Mobile clients

Summary

Managing and Monitoring the Sametime 8.5.2 Server Environment

Reviewing user activity

Reviewing Community Server activity

Monitoring and managing Meeting Rooms

LDAP troubleshooting

Managing WebSphere Application Server processes

Basic WebSphere Application Server troubleshooting

Summary

Sametime 8.5.2 Installation Worksheets

Sametime 8.5.2 Installation Worksheets

Sametime 8.5.2 Installation Worksheets

Sametime 8.5.2 Installation Worksheets

Sametime 8.5.2 Related Resources

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Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

Sametime 8.5.2 Network-Related Resources

WebSphere Application Server-Related Resources