Table of Client types that are connecting to a Sametime server

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Question

There are a variety of ways to connect to an IBM Sametime server. Is there a way to configure allowed client types? Can certain client types be blocked?

Also, can you see which users are connecting to a Sametime server using a custom-built client, a Sametime client, or a Notes client?


Answer

Clients who log in to a Sametime server declare their client type upon log in as follows:

Client type Client Client ID Anonymous
Client ID
Sametime Connect clients (stand-alone) Sametime Connect 9.0 0x130E
Sametime Connect 8.5.2 0x130D
Sametime Connect 8.5.1 0x130C
Sametime Connect 8.5.0 0x130B
Sametime Connect 8.0.2 0x130A
Sametime Connect 8.0.1 0x1308
Sametime Connect 8.0 0x1306
Sametime Connect (UIM) client - 7.5, 7.5 CF1, 7.5.1 0x1304
Sametime Connect for desktop (C++ client) - 3.1, 6.5.1, 7.0 0x1002
Sametime Connect from browsers (Java Connect) - 3.1, 6.5.1, 7.0 0x1003
Sametime Proxy clients Sametime 9 Proxy Server (Browser client) 0x14AF
Sametime 9 Proxy Server (Meeting client) 0x14B2 0x1CB2
Sametime 9 Proxy Server (iNotes client) 0x14B4
Sametime 9 Proxy Server (SDK App) 0x14B6 0x1CB6
Sametime browser (Web proxy) client 8.5.2 0x14AD
Sametime browser (Web proxy) client 8.5.1 0x14A2
Sametime browser (Web proxy) client 8.5.0 0x14A0
Sametime Directory applet Sametime Directory applet 7.5.1 IMLU and later 0x1010
Sametime Meetings Sametime Meeting Room client (browser) 0x1099 0x1899
Sametime Mobile and STLinks Sametime 9 Mobile Browser 0x1443
Sametime 9 Mobile iPhone 0x143C
Sametime 9 Mobile Android 0x143D
Sametime 9 Mobile Embedded iOS 0x143E
Sametime 9 Mobile Embedded Android 0x143F
Sametime Mobile native for iOS 8.5.2 IFR 1 0x143A
Sametime Mobile for iOS client 8.5.2 0x1439
Sametime Mobile MIDP client 8.5.2 0x1437
Sametime Mobile for Windows Mobile Expeditor 8.5.2 0x1438
Sametime Mobile native for Android 8.5.2 0x143B
Sametime Mobile iPhone client 8.5.1 0x1436
Sametime Mobile UCC client 8.5.1 0x1435
Sametime Mobile MIDP client 8.5.1 0x1434
Sametime Mobile UCC client 8.5.0 0x100A
Sametime Mobile MIDP client 8.5.0 0x1431
Sametime Mobile 8.0.1 client, Sametime Links (stlinks) applications, such as Domino Web Access 0x100A 0x180A
Sametime Mobile 8.0 client 0x101A
Sametime Mobile 7.5.1 client 0x101A
Notes clients Notes 9.0.2 (using the embedded Sametime 9.0 client) 0x129A
Notes 9.0.1 (using the embedded Sametime 9.0 client) 0x1299
Notes 9.0.1 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.2 client) 0x1298
Notes 9.0 (using the Sametime 9.0 client) 0x1247
Notes 9.0 (using the Sametime 8.5.2 client) 0x1246
Notes 9.0 Beta 0x1246
Notes 8.5.3 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.2 client) 0x1244
Notes 8.5.3 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.1 client) 0x1243
Notes 8.5.3 Basic/Admin client 0x1216
Notes 8.5.2 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.2 client) 0x1240
Notes 8.5.2 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.1 client) 0x123D
Notes 8.5.2 (using the embedded Sametime 8.0.2 client) 0x123C
Notes 8.5.2 Basic/Admin client 0x1216
Notes 8.5.1 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.2 client) 0x1248
Notes 8.5.1 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.1 client) 0x123B
Notes 8.5.1 (using the embedded Sametime 8.5.0 client) 0x123A
Notes 8.5.1 (using the embedded Sametime 8.0.2 client) 0x1235
Notes 8.5.1 Basic/Admin client 0x1216
Notes beta 8.5.1 0x1235
Notes 8.5 0x1234
Notes Beta 8.5 0x1333
Notes 8.0.2 Basic/Admin client 0x1216
Notes 8.0.2 Standard 0x1233
Notes 8.0.2 Mobile client 0x1200
Notes 8.0.1 0x1233
Notes 8.0 with hotfix 179 (hf179) 0x1150
Notes 8.0 Standard (Eclipse) 0x1231
Notes 8.0 Basic (non-Eclipse) 0x1215
Notes client 7.0.4 (includes FP1, FP2) 0x1216
Notes client 7.0.3 0x1216
Notes client 7.0.2 on Macintosh 0x1220
Notes client 7.0.2 (does not include Mac client) 0x1215
Notes 7.0.2 Admin client 0x1214 and 0x1215
Notes client 7.0.1 0x1215
Notes client 7.0 HF277 0x1216
Notes client 7.0 0x1214
Notes client 6.5.5 CCH1 0x1204
Notes client 6.5.5 0x1203
Notes client 6.5.4 CCH2 0x1201
Notes client 6.5.4 CCH6 0x1204
Notes client 6.5.4 CCH4/CCH5 0x1203
Notes client 6.5.4 0x1200
Notes client 6.5.3 CCH5 0x1203
Notes client 6.5.2 0x1200
Notes client 6.5.1 0x1002
Telephony Telephony Presence Adapter 8.5.1 0x17AA
Third party Trillian Pro with IBM Sametime Plug-in 1.2.1 (alphaworks) 0x16BB 0x1EBB
Trillian Sametime Plug-in 0.9.2.0 (SourceForge) 0x16AA 0x1EAA
GAIM Meanwhile 1.2.8 0x1700 0x1F00
Pidgin Instant Messaging 2.5.1 0x1700 0x1F00
Toolkits Default value for clients on top of the C++ toolkit, (such as GXS Monitor) 0x1000 0x1800
Default value for clients on top of the Java toolkit (such as BlackBerry client) 0x1001 0x1801
Proxy 8.5.2 SDK clients 0x14AB 0x1CAB
Proxy 8.5.2 SDK in iNotes 0x14A4 0x1CA4
Proxy 8.5.1 SDK clients 0x14A3 0x1CA3
Proxy 8.5.0 SDK clients 0x14A1 0x1CA1
Proxy 8.5 SDK in iNotes 0x14A4 0x1CA4



Configuring allowed client types

A Sametime server can be configured to allow only certain clients to log in based upon their unique Client ID (that is, blocking any other clients). The following flag can be added to the [Config] section of the sametime.ini file:
    VPS_ALLOWED_LOGIN_TYPES

to specify the allowed login types. This list of allowed login types should be comma-separated, and should contain the client types in hexadecimal format, but without the leading "0x". For steps, refer to "Configuring allowed client types" in the Sametime product documentation.

To specify an anonymous client, add 0x0800 to the client ID value; for example:

Sametime Connect 8.5.2 client ID = 0x130D
Anonymous Sametime Connect 8.5.2 client ID = 0x1B0D

Both the authenticated and the anonymous version of each client ID is included in the table above.

This flag affects all log-ins where this Sametime server is the home server. By default (if this flag is not specified), all login types are allowed.

Example: The following client IDs limit log-ins to the Sametime Connect client (authenticated users and anonymous users) and the Notes 9 embedded client (authenticated users and anonymous users)
    Example sametime.ini file:
    [Config]
    VPS_ALLOWED_LOGIN_TYPES=130D,1B0D,1246,1A46

Note: after updating the sametime.ini file, you must restart the Sametime server for the changes to take effect.

Example entry from stlog.nsf when client connects, with annotations:

Severity: Very Low
Community Server Event Type: Login
Date and Time: 01/29/YYYY 10:01 AM
IP Address:
Application Name: unknown type(0x1201) This indicates the Notes client release (Notes client 6.5.4 CCH2 ). This parameter also differentiates between different Notes clients .

Reason:
User ID: CN=User Name/OU=IS/OU=US/O=IBM
IBM Lotus Sametime Connectivity: Direct
Client Version: V6.5.1 This is the version used by the Sametime components in the   relevant client. For example, the release of toolkit used to develop the IM feature in the Notes client.



Configuring the preferred login list

You can also use the values in this table to configure the preferred login list -- the login order that Sametime should use to determine which client type, for users connected through several different. clients, should receive the instant messaging session. For steps, refer to "Configuring the preferred login list."

Default Sametime 8.5.1 list:
VPS_PREFERRED_LOGIN_TYPES=130C,130B,130A,1308,1306,1304,1436,1435,1434,1433,1432,1431,1430,14A3,14A2,14A1,14A0

Related information

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Messaging Applications IBM Notes Instant Messaging Linux, Mac OS, Windows 8.5, 8.0, 7.0

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More support for:

IBM Sametime
Connectivity

Software version:

6.5.1, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.2.1, 9.0, 9.0.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, IBM i, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS

Reference #:

1114318

Modified date:

2013-02-27

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