Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Evaluation Guide

ProcedureTo Define Access and Privacy Filters

Users can define their own privacy filters that can be used to block Instant Messaging from certain individuals or prevent users from seeing another user's presence status.

  1. As Duncan, choose Settings from the Tools menu.

  2. Select the Privacy tab.

    A short list of Privacy Profiles have already been defined.

  3. Click New Profile to add a new privacy profile.

    The New Profile pop-up window appears.

    1. In the Name field, type PriorityIM and check the Only Users in My Contacts radio button.

      Checking the radio button limits the presence updates to only those users in Duncan's contact list.

    2. Under Block Instant Messages From, check the Only These Users radio button and click Add to define a list of users whose instant messaging traffic you want to block.

      The Block Users pop-up window appears.

    3. In the Name field, type Test and click Find Recipient.

    4. Select the Test user and click OK to add this user to the blocked list.

      The Test user appears in the Only These Users list in the New Profile window.

  4. Click OK to create the PriorityIM privacy profile.

    This new profile appears in the list of available privacy profiles. You can select any profile to activate it.

  5. Click Close to close the Settings window.

    You have now completed the basic evaluation demos. You can continue with a look at more advanced Communications Suite features described in Chapter 4, Communications Suite Advanced Features.