ZxChat Zimlet Install Guide

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Available since version: 1.6.4
Latest Version: 1.36
Released on: August 18th, 2016
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The ZeXtras Chat Zimlet

The ZeXtras Chat Zimlet provides the user front-end for the ZeXtras Chat module.

It's distributed as a stand-alone package. ZeXtras Suite 1.6.4 or higher must be installed along with the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet in order for the ZeXtras Chat module to function.

ZeXtras Chat Zimlet Installation

ZeXtras Chat Zimlet Automatic installation

ZeXtras Suite features an automatic Download&Deploy system for the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet.

  • Log into the Zimbra Administration Console of your server.

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  • Enter the ZxChat tab of the ZeXtras Administration Zimlet.

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  • If a new version of the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet is available, the "Deploy" button will appear near the "Available Version" label.

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  • Click the "Deploy" button. The zimlet will be downloaded and deployed automatically, and a pop-up will display the deployment information.

ZeXtras Chat Zimlet Manual installation

Obtaining the ZxChat Zimlet

The ZxChat Zimlet can be downloaded from https://download.zextras.com/com_zextras_chat.zip.

This package contains the com_zextras_chat.zip zimlet file along with a README file containing some basic informations.

Installing the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet through the Zimbra Administration Console

  • Enter the Zimbra Administration Console on your server.
  • Select the "Zimlet" button in the "Configure" section.
  • Click on the "gear" button on the top-right corner of the pane and select "Deploy".
  • Follow the instructions provided in the "Upload and deploy the zimlet or extension" wizard to deploy the com_zextras_chat.zip file.

Installing the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet through the Zimbra Command Line Interface

  • Place the com_zextras_chat.zip file in the /opt/zimbra/zimlets directory of your server.
  • As the "zimbra" user run the following command:
 zmzimletctl deploy com_zextras_zxchat.zip

Post-Installation Configuration

Deploying the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet as described in this guide will enable all the ZeXtras Chat features for the "Default" Class of Service.

To see how to enable the ZeXtras Chat Zimlet for more Classes of Service and/or single users, see the ZeXtras Chat Admin Guide

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