Cisco Jabber Frequently Asked Questions
How do I keep people from interrupting me on Jabber?
From the Jabber client, set your status to Do Not Disturb. For complete instructions on setting your status on Jabber, refer to the appropriate guide in the "Resources" section of this page.
Can I control who can chat with me on Jabber?
You can set your privacy settings from the menu Preferences > Privacy. In the Privacy options, you can choose who can see your status and send you messages.
Can I access Jabber off campus?
You can use Jabber off campus the same way you access it on campus: Sign it to your Jabber account and talk away!
What do I do if I receive the message, "Cannot connect with the server" when I try to sign in to Jabber.
You must be connected to a wired network or to the CMU-SECURE wireless network on campus, or you will receive this message and will be unable to log in.
Where are detailed instructions to install Jabber on a Mac?
Detailed Mac installation instructions download automatically as part of the Cisco Jabber Mac software package. Follow these steps:
- Download Jabber for the Mac.
- Double-click the Jabber .zip file, then double-click the .pkg file and follow the installation steps.
- In your computer's "Downloads" folder, double-click the file "Installing Cisco Jabber on MAC.pdf," and follow the instructions to complete installation.