A key benefit of Sun Java Communications Suite is its interoperability with other communications components and solutions. This evaluation demonstrates interoperability with Gaim and Microsoft Outlook. Gaim demonstrates the XMPP-based interoperability of Sun's Instant Messaging solution. This evaluation assumes you are using Java Web Start 1.4.2. Java Web Start 1.5 also works if certain certificate signing conditions are met. Enable your browser to allow pop-up windows.
Download the additional software from the following locations.
Simply install the J2SE JRE as Java Web Start is contained within the JRE.
After you download and install Gaim on your client system, you must configure Gaim with a user account that connects to the Sun Java System Instant Messaging server.
Click the Accounts icon.
Click Add in the Accounts window and type the following information.
Click Save button to save the options.
Click Close in the Accounts window.
Use the Account drop-down menu in the main Gaim window to select the account.
Type the password demo for the account and click the Sign on icon.
Accept any subsequent dialog boxes that appear.