Jabber is software faculty and staff can use to control their phone extension. They can receive and make calls, and manage voicemail on a PC, Mac, iPhone or Android phone using Jabber.
Please note you must install the E911 Software Locator (ESL) along with Jabber.
The software is located at on our S: drive at smb://miisfiles.middlebury.edu/miisfiles/Software/Public/Jabber/Mac. From the Finder Go menu use Connect to server, (⌘K). This can only be done on-campus.
It’s best to copy this software to your Mac desktop and run from there.
E911 Softphone Locator
Protocol: SSL/TLS(Encrypted) Primary EGW: egw-01.middlebury.edu Primary Port: 443 Secondary EGW: egw-02.middlebury.edu Secondary Port: 443 IP-PBX ID: 1
Follow the prompts for installing Jabber accepting all the defaults. After it installs, log into Jabber using your @middlebury.edu credentials, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org with your usual password.
To use Jabber on your computer to make calls you will need a computer that has a mic, via an attached webcam, usb headset, or a built-in mic.
You may also want to set Jabber not to start calls with video. From the gear icon in the Jabber main windows, select Options, Calls.
Documentation for using Jabber can be found here.