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IBM Sametime Entry 8.5.2 Interim Feature Release 1



This download doc contains the software packages needed to upgrade an existing Sametime deployment to release 8.5.2 Interim feature Release 1, or to install a new Sametime deployme

Download Description

Sametime Entry provides a way to chat with coworkers in real time view online presence status, availability status, customize status messages, view other's geographic location, and location awareness.

Where can I get Sametime Entry 8.5.2 IFR1?

The complete Sametime product is available to customers from the IBM Passport Advantage Web site. Locate the part number of your package in the tables below, and download it from Passport Advantage.

For information on locating and downloading packages in Passport Advantage, see the Sametime topic Using Passport Advantage to download IBM products. If you are unable to locate a package, or experience difficulty downloading packages, contact the Passport Advantage eCustomer Care Team for assistance.

Attention: Interim Feature Release 1 is designed to install on top of version 8.5.2. You must install V8.5.2 before attempting to update to Interim Feature Release 1.

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More information

Similar information for Sametime products is located in the following download documents.

Note: To compare features of Sametime Entry and Standard by client type review the Features table.

To access a wide variety of technical resources for this product, including the IBM Sametime Entry/Standard 8.5.2 Quick Start Guide, refer to the Documentation page at the IBM developerWorks web site.

Downloading and assembling the product

  1. Download all of the parts that you need, both required and optional.
  2. Unpack each of the parts into a single temporary directory on your system.
  3. Follow the "Installation Instructions" (below) to install the product.

Supported Server Operating Systems

Review the Sametime 8.5.2 Entry Interim Feature Release 1 System Requirements prior to starting your download.

Refer to the tables below for details about required and optional parts (including the availability of some optional parts). You must download the required parts.

Required parts

To Install IBM Sametime Entry 8.5.2 Interim Feature Release 1 select from the following downloads:


IBM Sametime Entry and Standard V8.5.2 Multiplatform Multilingual Quickstart Guide


IBM Sametime Connect Client V8.5.2 IFR 1 Windows, x86 Linux, Mac Multilingual


IBM Sametime Community Server V8.5.2 IFR 1 Windows Multilingual


IBM Sametime Community Server V8.5.2 IFR 1 AIX, x86 Linux, Solaris Multilingual


IBM Sametime Community Server V8.5.2 IFR 1 IBM i Multilingual


Review the complete Sametime 8.5.2 IFR 1 system requirements.

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Installation Instructions

<p>General instructions are provided in the <b><i>IBM Sametime Entry 8.5.2 Quick Start Guide</b></i>. The guide is available from the <a href=""> Sametime documentation page </a> on the IBM developerWorks web site. </p>
For installation instructions, refer to the <a href="">Sametime 8.5.2 IFR 1 Product Documentation Wiki</a>.</p>

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Modified date:
15 June 2018



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