It would be great if one is able to IM / Chat with another Lifesize Cloud user on a different group.
Will this ever be enabled?
This is a feature in consideration right now on the desktop and mobile devices. If you have any other ideas on it, please feel free to add more to your note. Thanks for the support and community participation.
we are already using the chat functionality between different Cloud groups, so it should be possible
You just have to add each other in the directory, i.e. you have to add people you want to chat to in your directory, and the other people have to add you in their directory. Then IM should be possible in both directions and you will also see the presence status of those contacts.
It doesn't matter in which directory you add the contacts, i.e. you can either add them in your client (as a local/private contact) or if you are a Cloud admin, you can also add them via the webconsole as a global contact for your entire group.
Just make sure you wrote the cloud extension of the contacts as dial string (e-mail address will not work for IM and presence status).
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