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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Yosemite by Ben Greisler, Arek Dreyer

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Lesson 25. Providing the Messages Service

As one of the common collaboration services, Messages provides a standards-based method of communicating with one or many other users.

Reference 25.1 Managing the Messages Service

The Messages service, previously known as iChat, allows users to collaborate in real time. Messages users can use the following features to quickly share information without the delay associated with email messages and wiki posts:

  • Exchange text messages instantly

  • Send files to each other

  • Set up an instant audio conference (using either the microphone built into many Mac computers or an external unit) ...

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