4.1 Downloading and Installing the Messenger Client from Your Web Browser

After you create your Messenger system, you can use the Novell Messenger Download page to install the Messenger client software.

  1. Ensure you have installed the Messenger system. See Section 3.2, Installing and Setting Up Your Novell Messenger System.

  2. Ensure you have started the Messaging Agent.

  3. In your browser, enter the IP address of the Novell Messenger Download page.

    This is the IP address and port of the Messaging Agent. By default, the Messaging Agent port is 8300. For example, if you installed to a server with an IP address of, the Novell Messenger download page would be

    The following download page displays:

    Messenger client download page for a Messenger system on Windows
  4. Follow the instructions to download and install the client.

  5. Skip to Section 4.2, Starting the Messenger Client.