• V5R4 or higher.

  • 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.

Instructions (New Install and Upgrade)

  1. Create a temporary directory on your PC: C:\TEMP.

  2. Download the Messenger 8.10 application to the temporary directory. Current users can access the download from the My Downloads page. If you're a new user, you should have received an email message containing the download link. If you don't have it, contact your Bytware Regional Manager.

  3. Unzip the file to the C:\TEMP directory.

  4. Open a DOS window (Click Start > Run, type COMMAND, and press Enter). Then, type the following commands:

    1. FTP, then press Enter.

    2. OPEN, then press Enter.

    3. Type your IBM i system name or IP address, then press Enter.

    4. If necessary, type your username and password, then press Enter.

    5. QUOTE RCMD CRTSAVF QGPL/MP810, then press Enter.

    6. BIN, then press Enter.

    7. PUT C:\TEMP\MP810 QGPL/MP810, then press Enter.

    8. BYE, then press Enter.

  5. Sign on to the IBM i with *ALLOBJ authority and run the following commands:



    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

  6. To go to the main MessengerPlus menu, type MPLUS on a command line and press Enter.


Note: MessengerPlus and MessengerConsole will enter our Sustain phase on on January 1, 2019. We encourage you to upgrade to the mainstream technology and advanced features of Halcyon. Learn more here.


Still have questions? We can help. Submit a case to Technical Support.

Last Modified On: March 23, 2020