Release and General Information
Cisco Jabber for Windows
About Cisco Jabber for WindowsCisco Jabber for Windows is a unified communications client that provides robust and feature-rich collaboration capabilities that include the following:
- Chat over XMPP including:
- 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.
Documentation ResourcesCisco Jabber for Windows provides the following documentation in addition to this document:
- End-User Guides http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12511/products_user_guide_list.html
- Install and Upgrade Guides http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12511/prod_installation_guides_list.html
- Licensing Information http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12511/products_licensing_information_listing.html
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New in this Release
Client-Side 'In a meeting' Availability StatusCisco Jabber for Windows now includes the following checkbox on the Status tab of the Options window:
Users can select this checkbox to enable client applications such as Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes to update the availability status in Cisco Jabber for Windows.
- In a meeting (according to my calendar)This checkbox has the following values:
When calendar events occur in client applications such as Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes, that application updates the availability status in Cisco Jabber for Windows to 'In a meeting'.
Cisco Jabber for Windows does not change the availability status when calendar events occur in client applications such as Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes.
Add, Edit, and Delete Remote Destinations
Cisco Jabber for Windows users can now add, edit, and delete remote destinations through the client interface. This change allows you to provision users with CTI remote devices, without specifying remote destinations. See the Extend and Connect for Cisco Jabber for Windows topic in the Cisco Jabber for Windows Server Setup Guide for more information.
The User_Defined_Remote_Destination configuration parameter is now available to enable users to add, edit, and delete remote destinations when users have only a CTI remote device. See the Policies Parameters topic in the Cisco Jabber for Windows Installation and Configuration Guide for more information.
Multiple Resource Login
You can now specify if Cisco Jabber for Windows lets users log in to multiple instances of Cisco Jabber at the same time.
Use the LOGIN_RESOURCE command line argument to specify the default behavior during installation. See the Command Line Arguments topic in the Installation and Configuration Guide for more information.
Use the LoginResource configuration parameter to change the default behavior or override the installation setting. See the Presence Parameters topic in the Cisco Jabber for Windows Installation and Configuration Guide for more information.