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Cisco Jabber for Windows

About Cisco Jabber for Windows

Cisco Jabber for Windows is a unified communications client that provides robust and feature-rich collaboration capabilities that include the following:
  • Chat over XMPP including:
    • Rich text formatting
    • File transfer
    • Screen capture
    • Group chat
    • Emoticons
  • Desk phone control
  • Software phone calling
  • High definition video
  • Video desktop sharing
  • Visual voicemail
  • Microsoft Office integration
  • Directory integration
  • Support for custom embedded tabs to render HTML content

Cisco Jabber for Windows has a flexible and modular deployment architecture that enables you to configure and deploy Cisco Jabber for Windows to suit your organizational needs. You can deploy Cisco Jabber for Windows to use on-premises services. Alternatively, you can deploy Cisco Jabber for Windows to use cloud-based services through integration with Cisco WebEx Messenger.

System and Network Requirements

For information regarding system and network requirements, see the System and Network Requirements chapter of the Cisco Jabber for Windows Installation and Configuration Guide.

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New in this Release

Find out what's new in the latest release of Cisco Jabber for Windows.

New Configuration Parameters

Cisco Jabber for Windows provides the following parameters you can specify in a configuration file:
City

Lets you map an attribute in your directory to populate the city field in the user address. The value of the attribute that you map to this parameter displays as part of the address in the user profile.

You can specify an appropriate attribute in your directory or specify no_value to exclude the city field from the address in the user profile. The default value is l.

MinimumCharacterQuery

Specifies the minimum number of characters in a contact name needed to query the directory. For example, if you set 2 as the value of this parameter, directory lookups occur when users enter at least two characters in the search field. The default value is 3.

See the Configure On-Premises Deployments chapter of the Cisco Jabber for Windows Installation and Configuration Guide for more information.