Sun Java Communications Suite 2005Q4 Evaluation Guide


Welcome to Sun JavaTM Communications Suite. The Sun Java Communications Suite delivers industry-leading email, calendaring and real-time collaboration functionality for service providers and large organizations worldwide. The suite provides an extensible, standards-based development platform, offering improved performance, reliability and scalability at a lower total cost of ownership. This guide provides demos that enable you to use, learn about, and evaluate the Sun Java Communications Suite software.

Who Should Use This Book

This guide is intended for any evaluator, system administrator, or installation technician who wants to evaluate the services delivered by Sun Java Communications Suite.

Before You Read This Book

To use this guide, you need an evaluation system that has Communications Suite software installed. See the document titled Deployment Example: Sun Java System Communications Services 2005Q4 on a Single Host for instructions on how to build a complete test system before using this guide.

What This Book Covers

This document complements the single host installation document and is meant to assist you in using and evaluating the platform once it has been installed. This document provides demos organized by Communications Suite component product area. Within these areas, several features are presented. A complete list of component areas and features is provided below.

Related Books

The URL for all documentation about Java Enterprise System and its components, including Sun Java Communications Suite, is:

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes that are used in this book.

Table P–1 Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output 

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output 

machine_name% su



A placeholder to be replaced with a real name or value 

The command to remove a file is rm filename.


Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized (note that some emphasized items appear bold online) 

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows default system prompts and superuser prompts.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell on UNIX and Linux systems 


C shell superuser on UNIX and Linux systems 


Bourne shell and Korn shell on UNIX and Linux systems 


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser on UNIX and Linux systems 


Microsoft Windows command line 


Symbol Conventions

The following table explains symbols that might be used in this book.

Table P–3 Symbol Conventions





[ ]

Contains optional arguments and command options. 

ls [-l]

The -l option is not required.

{ | }

Contains a set of choices for a required command option. 

-d {y|n}

The -d option requires that you use either the y argument or the n argument.

${ }

Indicates a variable reference. 


References the value of the com.sun.javaRoot variable.

Joins simultaneous multiple keystrokes. 


Press the Control key while you press the A key. 

Joins consecutive multiple keystrokes. 


Press the Control key, release it, and then press the subsequent keys. 


Indicates menu item selection in a graphical user interface. 

File -> New -> Templates 

From the File menu, choose New. From the New submenu, choose Templates. 

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