1 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes Release 9.0 Issue 1 January 2017
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5 Contents Chapter 1: About the Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes... 6 Chapter 2: Connecting Lotus Notes to the Equinox Solution Server... 7 Chapter 3: Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes... 8 Scheduling a Videoconference via Scopia Desktop... 8 Scheduling a Videoconference via Equinox Management... 9 Cancelling Equinox Management Meetings in Lotus Notes January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 5
6 Chapter 1: About the Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes The Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes is a separately deployed plug-in which allows users to schedule, modify, cancel and manage Equinox Management meetings using the IBM Lotus Notes interface. This version supports Lotus Domino Server versions 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.1, and Contact your system administrator for installation information. January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 6
7 Chapter 2: Connecting Lotus Notes to the Equinox Solution Server About this task Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes enables you to schedule videoconferences directly from your Lotus Notes calendar. For first time use, you must enter the Equinox Management or Scopia Desktop Server name. Before you begin Ask your administrator for the name of your organization's Equinox Management or Scopia Desktop Server. Also ask for the number and PIN of your virtual room. Procedure 1. Access the calendar view in Lotus Notes. 2. Select Action > SCOPIA Settings -or- Select SCOPIA Settings in the calendar view. 3. Select the Equinox Management or Scopia Desktop Server that you want to connect to in the Server Name field. 4. (For Scopia Desktop) Enter the number of your virtual room. 5. (For Scopia Desktop) Enter the PIN for your virtual room if you want to protect the virtual room. 6. Select Save change. 7. Select Check Server Status to verify that the Equinox Management or Scopia Desktop Server is reachable. 8. Close the SCOPIA Settings window and the calendar window for your changes to take affect. January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 7
8 Chapter 3: Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes Meetings scheduled using the Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes are displayed in Equinox Management with a Lotus Notes icon next to the meeting entry. You can modify meetings scheduled using the Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes only from within Lotus Notes. You cannot do so from Equinox Management. Related links Scheduling a Videoconference via Scopia Desktop on page 8 Scheduling a Videoconference via Equinox Management on page 9 Cancelling Equinox Management Meetings in Lotus Notes on page 10 Scheduling a Videoconference via Scopia Desktop About this task When scheduling a meeting via Scopia Desktop, the Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes provides access information to those invited to the meeting. No actual meeting is scheduled on the MCU. Participants use the link in the invitation to dial to the MCU to create an ad hoc videoconference. Procedure 1. Access the calendar view in Lotus Notes. 2. Select New > Meeting in the calendar view. -or- Double-click the calendar day/week/month view. 3. In the new calendar entry, select SCOPIA Meeting to add the meeting invitation information in the description area of the calendar entry. You can modify or cancel this Scopia Desktop meeting like any regular Lotus Notes calendar entry. Related links Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes on page 8 January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 8
9 Scheduling a Videoconference via Equinox Management Scheduling a Videoconference via Equinox Management About this task Scheduling a videoconference Procedure 1. Access the calendar view in the Lotus Notes user interface. 2. Select New > Meeting in the calendar view. -or- Double-click the calendar day/week/month view. 3. In the calendar entry, select Equinox Management Meeting to add or change the videoconference invitation information in the description area of the calendar entry. 4. If the you have a virtual room defined, your virtual room details are displayed. Select Override Virtual Room default values to override default values for the following advanced scheduling options: Set a virtual room meeting PIN to require all participants to enter a PIN to take part in the videoconference held in this virtual room. Set a virtual room moderator PIN to require a PIN to assume moderator rights in the videoconference in this virtual room. Set a waiting room (available only if you entered a moderator PIN) to place participants in a waiting room without audio or video until the meeting moderator unlocks the meeting. Set recording (available only if you entered a moderator PIN) to automatically record a meeting when it starts if there is a Scopia Desktop Server configured in Equinox Management. Set streaming to automatically enable streaming to view-only clients like QuickTime. This requires a Scopia Desktop server configured in Equinox Management. Change the number of reserved MCU ports for this meeting. 5. Specify meeting location. 6. Specify participants in the Invitees field. 7. Select OK to save the Equinox Management scheduling request. 8. Select Save and Send Invitation to send the meeting request to Equinox Management. Equinox Management sends the invitation to all listed participants. Related links Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes on page 8 January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 9
10 Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes Cancelling Equinox Management Meetings in Lotus Notes About this task If you scheduled your videoconference in Lotus Notes via Equinox Management, cancelling it is one simple action. Procedure 1. Open the scheduled calendar entry in the Lotus Notes user interface. 2. Select the meeting entry and then select Owner Actions > Cancel. The system notifies Equinox Management of the cancellation, and the resources which were booked beforehand are now released for use by others. Related links Managing Videoconferences with Lotus Notes on page 8 January 2017 User Guide for Avaya Equinox Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 10