The IBM® Sametime® family enables unified communications and collaboration via a unified user experience for services such as presence awareness, IM, Web conferencing, VoIP, video, persistent group chat, broadcast tools, instant screen sharing and location-based awareness. It provides an open plug-in model for adding third-party services.
This article describes and implements a lightweight and extensible framework to track and manage the configuration information of the Sametime client and plug-ins inside an organization. More >
- Creating a “Schedule meeting” option using persistent rooms in IBM Sametime 8.5 Meeting Server
Using the application, you can realize all the advantages of the Ajax-based meeting room of IBM Sametime Meeting Server 8.5, along with all functionalities of the “classic” Schedule Meeting feature, and render meetings from various interfaces such as via the Desktop, Mobile through the Web, or via the Sametime Connect Client.
- Integrating IBM Sametime in a Web application without the Dojo Toolkit
- Simplifying your IBM Sametime deployment using an efficient topology and automated scripts
Learn how to model and easily deploy your IBM Sametime 8.5.2 IFR 1 deployment on Linux. This paper describes a new script-based deployment tool for IBM Sametime that allows you to quickly create a set of deployment models, featuring the most efficient and costeffective groupings of Sametime servers, or packages
- IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Unified Telephony Lite Client troubleshooting guide
The purpose of this guide is to help you troubleshoot an IBM Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT) Lite Client deployment. It includes information on how to diagnose common problems, starting with product activation and continuing through making and receiving calls.
- Troubleshooting an IBM Sametime/Lotus Domino server crash
This article explains the basics of troubleshooting IBM Sametime Community Server crashes.
- Configuring IBM Tivoli Access Manager and WebSEAL transparent junctions to work with an IBM Sametime environment
Single sign-on (SSO) enables users to log in to one application of IBM Sametime and switch to other applications and resources without having to authenticate again. There are several different ways to configure SSO. This procedure describes one approach, in which we use an IBM WebSphere Application Server Lightweight Third-party Authentication (LTPA) key and WebSEAL transparent junctions.
- Installing the IBM Edge for User Space Load Balancer for use with IBM Sametime components
As of version 8.5.2 of IBM Sametime, it is recommended that all Sametime components use the IBM Edge Components User Space Load Balancer (IPv4,IPv6), which is the strategic Load Balancer for IBM (IBM is attempting to deprecate the Legacy Load Balancer).
- IBM Sametime 8.5.2 security features
IBM Sametime 8.5 has many new components that leverage IBM WebSphere and IBM DB2 infrastructures. This paper provides an overview of the security features of the new WebSphere 8.5.2-infrastructure-based offerings along with security-related best practices for the existing components.
- Integrating Java desktop applications with IBM Sametime using the Sametime Proxy Server
- IBM Sametime Unified Telephony: User provisioning for reliability testing
As part of our regular Quality Assurance control, the IBM Sametime United Telephony (SUT) Systems Verification Test (SVT) team executes reliability tests on SUT environments. This article describes the process used internally within IBM to generate test users for reliability test cases.
- Clustering an IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Gateway environment
This article describes a worked example detailing the cluster process for a two-node horizontal cluster in an IBM® Sametime 8.5.2 Gateway environment, in which both the Deployment Manager and the Sametime Gateway Primary node are installed on a single server, with the Secondary Gateway node on a separate server.
- Changing the host name of an existing IBM Sametime server
This white paper describes how to copy a complete set of IBM Sametime servers and get them working with new network host names. These instructions are useful if you want to change your network topology, or if you want to clone an existing environment
- Installing a telephony control server for IBM Sametime Unified Telephony 8.5.2 in a virtual environment
Learn the detailed steps for installing a telephony control server (TCS) for IBM Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT) 8.5.2 in a virtual machine (VM) environment
- Deploying an IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Network Address Translation environment
This article explains a scenario for deploying an IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Network Address Translation (NAT) environment.
- Manually setting up a full IBM Sametime 8.5.2 environment
This article describes the procedure for manually setting up a full IBM Sametime 8.5.2 environment, including the System Console, Community Server, Meeting Server, Proxy Server, Media Manager, and Advanced Server Sametime products.
- Enabling SSL in IBM Sametime: A complete guide
This white paper outlines the steps required to enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for an IBM Lotus Sametime component based on IBM WebSphere Application Server. It focuses on installing the trusted root and intermediate root certificates, and on generating and installing a SSL certificate signed by a Certificate Authority. In addition, we'll cover the steps to enable the Sametime Community server to connect to LDAP over SSL (LDAPS).
- Deploying a scalable IBM Sametime environment for small-to-medium businesses
This white paper explains how to deploy a full-fledged, small-to-medium-business (SMB) IBM Sametime environment that is scalable, based on the updates made to the Sametime Installer in version 8.5.1.