Connecting Communities Using the Lotus Instant Messaging SIP Gateway

An IBM Redpaper publication


The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Gateway is a new Lotus Instant Messaging (Sametime) feature in Release 3.1 that uses SIP to enable instant messaging and audio/video collaboration between two different Sametime communities. In this Redpaper we introduce the Lotus Instant Messaging SIP Gateway, and provide best practices for installing and utilizing this feature in your environment.

Table of contents

What is the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Sametime SIP components
Setting up the SIP Gateway and Connector
Enabling Transport Layer Security (TLS)
Using client certificate authentication
The end-user experience
Example scenarios


Publish Date
15 March 2004

Last Update
16 March 2004

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