Getting Set Up

To set up Jive for OCS/Lync, you need to install the Jive Extended APIs plugin.

Getting up and running with Jive for OCS/Lync is pretty simple. This topic should get you started.

Installing the JAR File

The Extended API plugin JAR file can be downloaded from the Jive Software web site. This plugin supports multiple Jive products including this one. After you add this plugin, you'll need to restart Jive in order for the feature to become available.

Once you download the plugin JAR file, install it using the following steps:
  1. In the Admin Console, go to System > Plugins > Add Plugin.
  2. Under Install a new plugin, click Browse to select and open the plugin JAR you downloaded
  3. Click Upload to add it to the community.
  4. Restart the application as root: /etc/init.d/jive-application restart.
  5. Once the application has restarted, you can verify that the plugin was installed by navigating to System > Plugins > Installed Plugins and checking the list for the Extended APIs plugin. This is also where you can remove the plugin.