This section describes integration of Connections and Sametime.
When adding Sametime capabilities to Connections, there are two primary ways to do this, both involve adding chat and awareness capabilities to usernames throughout Connections:
First, it requires you to have the full Sametime 8.5.x client installed on the users local machine.
Second, it requires no client installation on the machine; instead, it uses the capabilities of the STProxy 188.8.131.52 server for chat and awareness. In addition this approach checks if a Sametime client is installed on the local machine and use that client to start a chat to give the end user the most capabilities possible when chatting with another user.
The following subsection shows you how to setup and configure the second option: