Please contact the CNS Helpdesk for a CNS Chat account: https://cns.utexas.edu/help
XMPP, Jabber, Messages, iChat, Pidgin, Adium
For your information
Any CNS chat account can send messages to any other CNS chat account, whether they are in your Buddies list or not, by opening a new chat and using the following format in the ‘TO” field: RecipientEID@chat.cns.utexas.edu
Submit a ticket to the CNS Helpdesk (cns.utexas.edu/help) with your EID and the group you are associated with requesting access to the chat server, and specify which group(s) you want to see in your buddy list.
You will receive confirmation that the account has been created.
Follow the appropriate configuration instructions for your preferred chat client (see below)
Compact Conversation Tabs List - Open "Tools" at the top left of the Buddy List. Select "Preferences". In the Interface tab, under the Tab section, change the Placement drop down to Left and click Close.
Display Recent Conversations - Open "Tools" at the top left of the Buddy List. Select Plugins. Check the box next to "History". Click "Close".