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IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Administration Guide by Thomas Duff, Marie L. Scott, Gabriella Davis

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Connecting Sametime Mobile to the Sametime Community Server

There are the following three methods for connecting mobile devices to the Sametime Community Server:

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Direct connection to the Community Server
  • Authenticating through a HTTP Proxy

An example of a VPN type connection would be through a connection using IBM Lotus Mobile Connect. Mobile Connect is available for download from IBM Passport Advantage. These types of connections provide for an extra level of point-to-point security. Sametime Mobile is still installed in the same manner, but interaction with the Community Server requires the VPN connection first. An example of a proxy connection would be using Blackberry Mobile Data Services, which creates an encrypted ...

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