IBM Lotus Sametime Connect
WHAT'S HAPPENING: NMCI has begun the installation of IBM Lotus Sametime
Connect. It's an Instant Messaging Client for use on the NMCI network. It
should be installed on your NMCI machine already and if it is not it will be
soon. BuRAS users may need to perform a Radia update at a hard wire site if
they do not have it yet.
INSTRUCTIONS: Use the info below to set up your account and begin using the
client if you or your chain of command wishes to take advantage of the
service. We have also attached a guide that will help get you started.
The DISA Net-Centric Enterprise Service (NCES) e-CollabCenter provides a
variety of robust collaboration tools including Instant Messaging, Web
Conferencing, and Persistent Chat Rooms. The Instant Messaging feature is
primarily used to locate and text message with registered users across the
DoD. Web Conferencing allows you to incorporate audio and video
capabilities into conferences along with tools such as slide sharing, screen
sharing, and white boarding. You even have the capability to invite
non-registered users into Web Conferences by simply forwarding them the Web
Conference link and password. Persistent Chat Rooms allow you to post and
retrieve text chat, files, and bookmarks from other users; they include the
capability to search through all content within the current Chat Room.
1. Registering with E-CollabCenter will allow you to use IBM Sametime
(i.e., Button 1) for instant messaging and web conferencing.
Follow the steps at this link to register for an account.
2. After registering, You will receive an e-mail from e-CollabCenter
confirming that they have created your account. Do not delete this e-mail as
contains your user ID.
You will also receive an e-mail from e-CollabCenter confirming that your
account is ready to use. Do not delete this e-mail as it contains your
Follow the login directions noted in the e-mail to begin using
E-CollabCenter then proceed to Log In to Sametime Connect. The following
link provides info on how to log onto IBM Lotus Sametime once you have your
user name and password.https://www.homeport.navy.mil/support/articles/sametime-log-in/
3. Other functions that are used in IBM Sametime connect are:
Search for contacts:https://www.homeport.navy.mil/support/articles/sametime-search-contacts/
Chat with a contact:https://www.homeport.navy.mil/support/articles/sametime-chat/
Invite a contact to a web conference:https://www.homeport.navy.mil/support/articles/sametime-conference-invites/