Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Enable the Instant Messaging Email Archive

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 more information.

  2. Add the following line to iim.conf if it does not already exist.

    iim_server.msg_archive.provider =

    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