Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Enable a Custom Archive Provider

Before You Begin

Ensure that you have enabled archiving for Instant Messaging as described in To Enable Instant Messaging Archiving.

  1. Open iim.conf.

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

  2. Add a line to iim.conf for the type of archive provider you want to enable.

    For a custom archive provider, add the following line:

    iim_server.msg_archive.provider = provider-name

    To use the Portal Server Search-based Archive Provider, replace provider- name with the following:

    The iim_server.msg_archive.provider parameter contains a comma-separated list of archive providers. If you want to enable the Portal archive in addition to the email archive for example, the parameter and its value should be entered as follows:

    iim_server.msg_archive.provider =, \
  3. Save and close iim.conf.

  4. Refresh the Instant Messaging server configuration.

    imadmin refresh