V5R3 or higher.
Compatible with i5/OS V5R3 and V5R4, and IBM i 6.1, 7.1, and 7.2.
Ability to sign on to the IBM i with *ALLOBJ authority.
Must be current on the latest Cumulative PTF Package, HIPER Group PTF, and Database Group PTF for your operating system release.
MessengerPlus requires that you enter a license code. If you don't already have one, use the license code request page to request it.
Create a temporary directory on your PC: C:\TEMP.
Download the Messenger 8.00 application to the temporary directory. You can access the download from the My Downloads page.
Unzip the file to the C:\TEMP directory.
Open a DOS window (Click Start > Run, type COMMAND, and press Enter). Then, type the following commands:
FTP, then press Enter.
OPEN, then press Enter.
Type your IBM i system name or IP address, then press Enter.
If necessary, type your username and password, then press Enter.
QUOTE RCMD CRTSAVF QGPL/MP800, then press Enter.
BIN, then press Enter.
PUT C:\TEMP\MP800 QGPL/MP800, then press Enter.
BYE, then press Enter.
Sign on to the IBM i with *ALLOBJ authority and run the following commands:
RSTOBJ OBJ(*ALL) SAVLIB(QTEMP) DEV(*SAVF) SAVF(QGPL/MP800)
Note: If your system primary language is not English 2924, use one of the following:
QTEMP/MPINSTALL LNG(2929) for German 2929
QTEMP/MPINSTALL LNG(2962) for Japanese 2962
QTEMP/MPINSTALL LNG(2924) for all other languages
To go to the main MessengerPlus menu, type MPLUS on a command line and press Enter.
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