Sun Java Communications Suite 2005Q4 Evaluation Guide

ProcedureTo Start the Portal Server Desktop and Launch Communications Express

  1. Start a web browser.

    For this demo, use Internet Explorer.

  2. Type the URL of the Portal Server desktop in your browser.


    For example,

  3. When the Portal Server desktop appears, use the Log In portlet to log in as duncan with password demo.

    The desktop reappears with its various channels presenting information about Communications Suite services to which duncan has access.

    An Instant Messaging channel shows the status of online buddies and a Calendar channel shows outstanding events and tasks. A Mail channel and an Address Book channel are also present.

  4. Launch the Calendar channel by clicking the Launch Calendar link.

    The Communications Express UI appears in a new browser window.

  5. Continue with the Communications Express demo.