Showing posts with label offline messaging. Show all posts
Showing posts with label offline messaging. Show all posts

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Important update for Bopup Messenger client

We released Bopup Messenger version 6.5.3 that fixes important issue with expanding groups shown in Contact List. A group is always kept collapsed even a user clicks on "+" sign to expand it to show assigned accounts. This bug came with previous version 6.5.2 that improved showing users in the contacts and displaying notifications on new messages from offline users. So it is strongly required to update the messenger client if prior version 6.5.2 was already installed.

Download Bopup Messenger version 6.5.3

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Major updates of the IM client applications

Great updates of the instant messenger software are available! We released Bopup Messenger version 6.4 and Bopup Observer 5.4 which come with a huge number of changes, bug fixes and improvements.

What's new:

Great changes applied to displaying conversations 
Many improvements and additions occurred in formatting conversation dialogs. We changed colors both for sender's and recipient's titles that include name and time. Blue and red colors have been removed and we started to use neutral gray color to mark headers.

Now each single message in the conversation is separated with an empty string that allows to easily find a recent message among others.

In addition if offline or message to multiple users is sent then that notification text is shown using small font with italic style applied. When offline message is received then appropriate notification is appended to the end of the message in the similar format instead of beginning of message.

File Transfers become visible in conversations too
Another great addition is about incoming and outgoing file transfers that are shown in conversation within instant messages. Information on completed transfers is also instantly shown in conversations.

Empty break lines are removed from messages
The latest version of the messenger client now checks and removes empty strings from the end of messages. This is a useful update that applies to a friendly look of conversations.

Message History dialog fixed issue with invalid symbols shows between selected conversations
Another weird issue was displaying "strange" symbols in Message History if one or multiple items have been selected in the result list. We found out what happened and resolved that error.

OverwrittenAccount option is never ignored even the IM server requires Windows Authentication
Both IM clients support a feature that makes possible to override current account in Windows that would be used by application. That can be done using OverwrittenAccount value under application root in the registry. This tricky option allows to connect to the communication server using different user name but when the IM server requires Windows Authentication then the overwritten account is reverted back to current user ID. The latest versions of the instant messaging clients fix this issue.

Download Bopup Messenger version 6.4 and Bopup Observer version 5.4

Friday, March 30, 2012

Bopup Communication Server fixes a couple of issues if the logging Message History is disabled

New version 4.0.10 of Bopup Communication Server is released on March 30, 2012. This new version of the server fixes minor problems that may occur both on the server-side and instant messenger software if the option to log and archive Message History on the communication server is turned off.

Previous version 4.0.9 of Bopup Communication Server added a lot of improvements and went with new changes. Some of them was the option called "Enable archiving and logging history on the communication server" located on the "Logging" tab of the Options dialog box. Using that check box administrators can disable the Message History on the IM server at all. Sometimes that is useful and important in some companies.

Now version 4.0.10 fixes some issues that appear on IM client when an online message is successfully sent and the Message History is turned off on the IM server. In that case the instant messenger shows the sent message with the "The message has been saved on the server..." suffix in the conversation like for offline messages even the message goes to an online user.

The Setup Wizard also adds information on 19810 TCP/IP port that is used by the communication server as a primary port. Now it is easier to find and understand which network port should be configured and open on third-party firewall applications, router hardware, etc.

Download Bopup Communication Server version 4.0.10

Friday, March 16, 2012

Could Secure Instant Messaging Software Boost Your Business?

You'd be forgiven for thinking that instant messaging software is the sole domain of teenagers who want to chat to their friends — it happens a lot, after all — but there are actually a great many ways that a business can benefit from IM software. More specifically, an instant messaging suite that offers secure intra-office communication along with other features like file sharing and storage. Whether the business sells golf shoes or offers consumers a credit card transfer, IM can help. If you run a business or simply work in an office-based one, consider the amount that you use email over a given day or week. Hours and hours can be spent simply tapping emails back and forth to hammer out issues and discuss projects — but instant messaging offers a far more immediate solution. Rather than having to wait minutes or hours for replies, correspondence is sent in a matter of seconds. Provided each party is present at their end, an IM meeting can be a much quicker and more efficient way to organise a business. Let's take a look at some more ways that a secure IM solution could help give your business a shot in the arm.

Instantaneous communication wherever you are

While it's true that emails can now be received on phones and other mobile devices, for example if O2 mobile operator is used, there's nothing that has quite the same immediacy as an IM chat — except of course a face to face one. But at those times when a meeting like this isn't possible, IM can step in and fill the void. And with a secure solution like the Bopup Instant Messaging Suite, you can feel completely sure that all of the things you're talking about are in the strictest confidence. One of the major downfalls of popular IM clients is that they are susceptible to intrusion from malicious hackers and so on; with a bespoke IM system, your company can keep all of its IM communication within the walls of the business.

On-the-fly file sharing

Nothing is more frustrating than needing a file in the middle of a meeting, then having to walk all the way across an office or up and down an elevator just to find it. With a secure IM system at your business, you can send and receive files in a completely secure way. So no matter what you need, you can get it sent to you right away. This is particularly handy during meetings when files may need to be called upon at a moment's notice. Many IM suites also include a secure file system to keep all sent and received documents safe. When the risk of external interference is removed by running the IM software on a LAN or WAN, there comes an added benefit — the peace of mind of those in charge of running the business and securing business-critical information.

Message logging, accountability and tracking

Running a business is all about efficiency, so it's always useful when staff can track their progress. With a secure IM system like the Bopup Instant Messaging Suite, all messages can be logged on file. This means that managers or users can look up past chats and files that they've dealt with to double check details. Accountability is also important for businesses, so with everything tracked by an IM system, it's easy to see exactly who said what and when. All of these options need to be flexible, of course, so you can turn them on or off at will on most secure IM clients.

As you can see, chatting via IM is for far more than arranging birthday parties and social events — it can be used to genuine business advantage. It can make all communications within an organization centralized, and ensure that files are safe and secure at all times. With the flexibility offered by the options in a system like the Bopup Instant Messaging Suite, any business can turn the software into an invaluable tool for streamlining their processes and optimizing their intra-office communications. Whether they need to use it to encourage communication between colleagues, or they want to start optimizing meetings by holding them in virtual meeting rooms, a secure instant messaging solution can really help.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Critical update of Bopup Communication Server software

We need to inform our customers that new version of Bopup Communication Server is available for download. Version 4.0.2 fixes a critical bug with delivering offline messages to Bopup Observer messenger client. But at the same time sending offline messages to Bopup Messenger client works without any issues.

It is strongly recommended to update the IM server software if you have Bopup Observer clients on your network environment. Otherwise you can ignore this important update.

Download Bopup Communication Server version 4.0.2