Communications Suite Preface

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For the most current documentation, see Communications Suite 7 Update 5 Wiki.

Communications Suite Preface

This preface contains information about Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite products, including the following products:

Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite Products and Components
Version 7 Update 1
Product Version
Oracle Communications Messaging Exchange Server 7 Update 4
Oracle Communications Instant Messaging Server 8 Update 3
Convergence 2
Oracle Communications Calendar Server for CALDAV Clients 7 Update 1
Delegated Administrator for Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite 7 (latest patch)
Connector for Microsoft Outlook for Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite 7.3 Update 1 (latest patch)
Oracle Communications Calendar Server 6.3 (latest patch)
Indexing and Search Service for Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite 1 Update 1
Sun Java System Communications Sync Removed
Messaging Server HA Agent (MS_SCHA) 7
Calendar Server HA Agent (CS_SCHA) 6.3
Instant Messaging HA Agent (IM_SCHA) 7.3
Dssetup for Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite (comm_dssetup) 6.4 (latest patch)

The Communications Suite Wiki represents a change in how you will access Communications Suite information. For more information, see Read Me First.

Before You Read Communications Suite Information

The various information that makes up the Communications Suite documentation assumes that you have a general understanding of the following topics:

  • The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Messaging Server and Calendar Server protocols
  • Directory Server and LDAP
  • System administration and networking
  • General deployment architectures

Where applicable, other knowledge assumptions are mentioned for specific Communications Suite topics or products.

Related Books

For other server documentation related to deploying Communications Suite, go to the following:

Accessibility Features for People With Disabilities

To obtain accessibility features that have been released since the publishing of this media, consult Section 508 product assessments available upon request to determine which versions are best suited for deploying accessible solutions. Updated versions of applications can be found at

For information on Oracle's commitment to accessibility, visit

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

Typeface Meaning Example
AaBbCc123 The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output Edit your .login file.
Use ls -a to list all files.
machine_name% you have mail.
AaBbCc123 What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output machine_name% su
AaBbCc123 A placeholder to be replaced with a real name or value The command to remove a file is rm filename.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows default system prompts and superuser prompts.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts

Shell Prompt
C shell on UNIX and Linux systems machine_name%
C shell superuser on UNIX and Linux systems machine_name#
Bourne shell and Korn shell on UNIX and Linux systems $
Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser on UNIX and Linux systems #
Microsoft Windows command line C:

Symbol Conventions

The following table explains symbols that might be used in this book.
Table P-3 Symbol Conventions

Symbol Description Example Meaning
[ ] Contains optional arguments and command options. ls [-l] The -l option is not required.
{|} Contains a set of choices for a required command option. -d {y|n} The -d option requires that you use either the y argument or the n argument.
${} Indicates a variable reference. ${com.sun.javaRoot} References the value of the com.sun.javaRoot variable.
- Joins simultaneous multiple keystrokes. Control-A Press the Control key while you press the A key.
{+} Joins consecutive multiple keystrokes. Ctrl+A+N Press the Control key, release it, and then press the subsequent keys.
-> Indicates menu item selection in a graphical user interface. File -> New -> Templates From the File menu, choose New. From the New submenu, choose Templates.

Accessing Resources Online

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  • Services and solutions
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  • Training
  • Research
  • Communities (for example, Sun Developer Network)

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