[ngw] Messenger 3.0 & GMS 2.1 released

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 14:10:06 UTC 2015


We're looking into a Windows Mobile/Windows Phone client but no definitive
plans at the moment.

Joe

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 4:50 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:

> HI All,
>
> ok just a quick report back .. i have both 2.1 running on one server and
> 3.0 on another server, some users connected to the old, and few on the new
> server (of course they dont see each other.. but still have both servers
> in, until everybody is over to new one then i will kill old one...
>
>
> Any idea on the windows mobile client, the guys are crying... some knives
> thrown at there are far less blackberries than windows phone not even
> speaking about amazone client?..
>
>
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Thys de Beer
> NWPG Office of the Premier
> GITO: Infrastructure
> Deputy Dir: Server Administration
> http://www.waytag.com/ThysdeBeer
> 018 388 3828
> ------------------
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> Microsoft -- MCITP- Enterprise Administrator
> Microsoft -- MCSE- Private Cloud
> Vmware -- VCP5
>
>
> >>> "Thys de Beer" <thys at nwpg.gov.za> 2015-02-26 04:23 PM >>>
> dann ;-)
>
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Thys de Beer
> NWPG Office of the Premier
> GITO: Infrastructure
> Deputy Dir: Server Administration
> http://www.waytag.com/ThysdeBeer
> 018 388 3828
> ------------------
> Novell -- CNE
> Microsoft -- MCITP- Enterprise Administrator
> Microsoft -- MCSE- Private Cloud
> Vmware -- VCP5
>
>
> >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2015-02-26 04:04 PM >>>
> I thought you could only have one messaging agent per system... so the
> staggered rollout would just be the clients, not the server.  And yes,
> users can use a 2.x client against a 3.x system, just keep in mind that
> they must have the 3.x client to support multiple connections. In other
> words, if someone is running a 2.x client and then fires up a mobile
> client, they will get kicked out of their desktop client.
>
> Joe
>
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 7:14 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:
>
> > HI Guys,
> >
> >
> > Ok so while rolling-out the v3, can v2 still be running, and "new" users
> > connect to new one, just few days, onces all are fine on new one old
> users
> > move to new?.. dont shoot !
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Kind Regards,
> >
> > Thys de Beer
> > NWPG Office of the Premier
> > GITO: Infrastructure
> > Deputy Dir: Server Administration
> > http://www.waytag.com/ThysdeBeer
> > 018 388 3828
> > ------------------
> > Novell -- CNE
> > Microsoft -- MCITP- Enterprise Administrator
> > Microsoft -- MCSE- Private Cloud
> > Vmware -- VCP5
> >
> >
> > >>> Rand Babcock <randbabcock at gmail.com> 2015-02-24 06:48 PM >>>
> > 1)  Whatever is easiest.  The load from ~70 users is negligible.  Firing
> up
> > a new VM, installing Messenger and pointing it to existing eDir objects
> is
> > straightforward.  An in place upgrade also works.
> >
> > 2)  No port conflicts out of the box.  8300 is the default, but you can
> set
> > it to whatever.
> >
> > 3)  Messenger uses a single port for client access, so no additional
> ports
> > are necessary.
> >
> > One thing worth mentioning is that all Messenger mobile clients require
> > that the MA is configured for SSL.  If you're using a self-signed
> > certificate, users will be prompted with a warning to that effect.  In
> > addition, please read over the section on Push Notification in the doc
> (if
> > you've got iOS users).
> >
> > Rand
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 8:47 AM, Daniel Wells <Daniel.Wells at mhtn.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I have been looking forward to this release for the mobile client.  I
> do
> > > have some questions though.  We are a small shop (70 users) and
> currently
> > > have Messenger 2.2 running on our GroupWise (GW 2014 sp1 running on
> > > virtualized OES 11 sp2) server. With the release of Messenger 3.0 and
> the
> > > advent of the messenger mobile clients, we will probably want Messenger
> > > accessible from outside the corporate network.
> > >
> > > I have a series of questions:
> > >
> > > 1. Would it be better to migrate to a new server /VM?
> > >
> > > 2. Will there be any port conflicts between web access and Messenger?
> > >
> > > 3. Are any ports in addition to 8300 need to be opened in the firewall
> > for
> > > external mobile clients to access the messenger server?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > >
> > >
> > > >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2/18/2015 6:35 AM >>>
> > > In case you missed it, both Messenger 3.0 & GMS 2.1 were released
> > > yesterday.
> > >
> > > Messenger 3.0 download
> > > https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=LBydcQi7oQs~
> > >
> > > GMS 2.1 download
> > > https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=M9FHAHTTc-s~
> > >
> > > The Messenger mobile apps should be available in their respective app
> > > stores.
> > >
> > > Enjoy!
> > >
> > > Joe
> > >
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