Installation IBM Sametime Advanced 8.5.2

IBM Sametime Advanced gibt es schon seit dem Jahre 2008 und ergänzt Sametime Standard mit Echtzeit Community und Social Networking Funktionalitäten (Persitent Chat Rooms, Broadcast Tools). Leider war die Installation aller Versionen vor 8.5.2 sehr komplex und kompliziert, unter anderem mussten IBM WebSphere MQ und der WebSphere Event Broker installiert werden. Diese Komplexität führte dazu, dass das Produkt nie Verbreitung und Akzeptanz fand.
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Adding IBM Sametime Windows Services

There’s another way to add Sametime Windows services as documented on:

http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/dx/Running_Sametime_components_as_Windows_services_st852

Instead of adding uid and pw to soap.client.probs file you can add both via service stop arguments. Just use following command:

cd D:\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\bin
set PROFILE_PATH=D:\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles
WASService -add "STProxyServer_NA" -servername nodeagent -profilePath "%PROFILE_PATH%\STPPNProfile" -logRoot "%PROFILE_PATH%\STPPNProfile\logs\nodeagent" -stopArgs "-username user_name -password password" -encodeParams

Change Sametime Client 8.5.x settings after deployment through managed-settings.xml

There are many possibilities to change you Sametime Clients settings before and after a client rollout i.e. by changing/adding some lines to plugin_customization.ini (direct or indirect through Notes policies).

Unfortunately changing plugin_customization.ini through Notes policies is not really bulletproofed an often doesn’t work at all. So I searched for some alternatives and found following in Sametime Infocenter:
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