SUPPORT - INSTANT MESSENGER CONFIGURATION

iChat for MacOS

Start iChat.

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In the main menu, click iChat, then click Preferences.

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In the opening window, in the Accounts tab, click on the + in the left bottom corner.

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Select Jabber for account type and use your RESTENA email address as username and your RESTENA password as password. Open the sub-menu Server Options, enter as Server "jabber.education.lu" and check the box Use SSL.

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During the first connection, iChat asks you to accept the server certificate. Please do so, although iChat warns you about the name difference between restena.lu and education.lu . To avoid this window on every connection, check Always trust ....

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Adding a contact

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In the Apple main menu, select Buddies, then Add Buddy ....

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In the new window, add your contact's e-mail address in the field Account name. Then click Add.

Note

You can now use the RESTENA instant messenger service to communicate with your colleagues. Their username is always the same as their RESTENA email address. You can also communicate with people having Jabber (XMPP) accounts from other providers, such as GTalk from Google.