1.0 What Is GroupWise Messenger?

GroupWise Messenger is a corporate, cross-platform instant messaging product. Your Messenger system can be set up on Linux.

Messenger features include the following:

  • Sending instant messages in a secure environment (user authentication through GroupWise, eDirectory, or Active Directory and SSL encryption of messages)

  • Creating a contact list and displaying user information from the contact list

  • Displaying user presence (online, busy, away, idle, and so on)

  • Blocking others from seeing your presence

  • Creating custom statuses to define your presence

  • Participating in multi-user conversations

  • Saving personal conversations

  • Creating and searching a corporate-level conversation archive

  • Broadcasts

  • Personal history

  • Chat rooms

A Messenger system consists of three software components: Messaging Agent, Archive Agent, and Messenger administration through GroupWise. This Messenger 18 Installation Guide lists system requirements, helps you plan and install your Messenger system, and describes the easiest way to distribute the GroupWise Messenger client software to users. The GroupWise Messenger 18 Administration Guide describes your Messenger system in detail and helps you configure and manage your Messenger system to meet your users’ needs.