What's new in HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 and HCL Sametime Meetings Pre-Release 11.5

These release notes provide information to help you get started with HCL Sametime® 11.0 FP2 and HCL Sametime® Meetings Pre-Release 11.5. They provide information on new features, system requirements, fixes in this release, and links to the documentation.

Sametime 11.0 FP2 and Sametime Meetings Pre-Release 11.5 provides the following new features.

Sametime Meetings

With the pre-release of Sametime 11.5, comes new Sametime Meetings! Sametime Meetings offers the following features:

  • Simple for users to start an instant meeting from HCL Sametime Homepage or from HCL Sametime Chat.

  • Invite others by sharing the Meeting URL via any medium.

  • Simple for administrators with a fast deployment.
  • Fast WebRTC technology.
  • Voice, video, and screen sharing with a click of a button.
  • Complete solution with chat and meetings technology.
  • Elegant and functional user experience.
  • Meeting Recordings and Broadcasting!


Persistent Chat and Multiple Device Support Sametime Meetings

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 delivers a simple and intuitive persistent chat experience that works the way users expect it to work. Chat flows seamlessly across desktop, web, and mobile devices. Chat history is available from any device. When you are logged on to multiple devices, chats sync across them all.

New modern look

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 has a simplified, user-oriented look with a cleaner, modernized user interface. Additionally, HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 has a new color scheme and design.

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 Community Server - 64-bit

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 now offers both Windows and Linux 64-bit community servers and fully supports HCL Domino 11.0.1. It also has support for OpenJDK.

Simplified Install for HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 Proxy Server

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 we have an incredibly simple, fast and lightweight installer for HCL Sametime Proxy server. The installer is a single .zip file that includes everything you need to run and install the HCL Sametime Proxy Server. No Db2, Websphere or System Console are required. When installing, all you need to do is download a single zip file, unzip to a desired directory, run the install script to configure the server and start it up!

The HCL Sametime Proxy server install now comes bundled with Tomcat, simplifying the deployment.

  • Added support for MongoDB 3.6 thru 4.2.
  • Added support for handling cross-domain SAML login flows.
  • Updated Tomcat to version 9.0.35 and support running it as a service.

Click to meet feature

Click to meet lets you start a meeting through the HCL Sametime Meeting application from a chat conversation. The "Launch Meeting and Send Invitation" option appears as buttons on the chat conversation window. When you click the button, a meeting invitation is sent to the user and the HCL Sametime Meeting application opens in the web browser. Simply enter your login credentials or enter as a guest user and the Click to meet is enabled!

New Web Chat client modern look and features

HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 Web Chat client has a new modern look that includes style and user experience improvements. Click to meet feature is integrated in the web chat client and support multiple device persistent chat. Additional features include external meeting provider, enabling file transfer, and images sharing with online users.

New Mobile HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2 clients on iOS and Android

With the release of HCL Sametime 11.0 FP2, HCL Sametime 11 for iOS and Android have been updated with a new cleaner, modernized color scheme and design, HCL Sametime 11 mobile clients fully support persistent chat, multiple client connections, meetings and mobile device push notifications. New "Click to meet" feature is fully integrated with the HCL Sametime 11 mobile clients.

Stand-alone HCL Sametime Community Mux install

HCL Sametime Proxy 11.0 FP2 includes Stand-alone HCL Sametime Community Mux server installs. The HCL Sametime Community server can be expanded and extended for chat and awareness using a stand-alone Sametime Community Mux. Mux is a connections synchronizer that can take in thousands of connections and send them to the backend Community servers, making the Community server more scalable.