Jabber XCP is an internal instant messaging service. It is based on an “open-source” product that is compatible with many Unix- and Linux-based instant messaging programs, as well as Windows, and Mac customers can use it together with iChat. You can use Jabber on your desktop, or you can start a chat using the Web version on your browser. Jabber uses the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP). Please note that Jabber XCP is in “pilot” status.
Jabber Instant Messaging – installs the main Jabber service. (Note that this software may autodiscover its connection; if not, please use host=nihimjabber.nih.gov and port=5222.
The following is an optional service that you can install after you have installed Jabber:
- Jabber Web Service – allows you to access Jabber from a Web browser.
After you have installed Jabber, you must log on using the format of yourNIHusername@im.nih.gov and your normal NIH password.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact the NIH Help Desk at:
301-496-HELP, 301-496-8294 (TTY), or 866-319-4357 (toll free),
or go to http://ithelpdesk.nih.gov/.
Tips and Information
Jabber MomentumIM Quick Reference Guide
Jabber MomentIM Installation Guide
Jabber MomentIM Start-Up Guide (Please note the following common error when adding contacts: “The contact *username* has been removed from your contacts list at his/her request” means that the user has never installed or logged on to the Jabber service.)