Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Deployment Planning Guide

Using Multiple Instant Messaging Multiplexors

In an Instant Messaging deployment of multiple multiplexors, if one multiplexor fails, Instant Messaging clients are able to communicate to the back-end server through another available multiplexor. Currently, you can only configure multiple multiplexors to speak to a single instance of Instant Messaging server. You cannot configure multiple multiplexors to talk to multiple instances of Instant Messaging.