Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

Configuring the Instant Messaging Server to Allow New User Registration

In order to configure the Instant Messaging server to allow new user registration you need to add configuration parameters to iim.conf. Table 14–1 lists the parameters you need to add and a brief description of each.

Table 14–1 Instant Messaging Server New User Registration Configuration Parameters




If TRUE, the server allows new Instant Messaging end users to register themselves (add themselves to the directory) using Instant Messenger.


If self-registration is enabled, the value of this parameter is the DN of the location in the LDAP directory in which person entries are stored. For example:



The domain to which new users will be added. For example,

ProcedureTo Configure the Instant Messaging Server to Allow New User Registration

  1. Open iim.conf.

    See iim.conf File Syntax for instructions on locating and modifying iim.conf.

  2. Add the configuration parameters and appropriate values as described in Table 14–1.

  3. Save and close iim.conf.

  4. Refresh the server configuration using the imadmin command.

    imadmin refresh server