How To Guide

MessengerConsole 7.00 Download and Installation

Last Updated:
August 24, 2016


  • V5R3 or higher.

  • Compatible with i5/OS V5R3, V5R4 and IBM i 6.1 and 7.1.

  • Ability to sign on to the IBM i with *ALLOBJ authority.

  • Must be current on the latest Cumulative PTF Package, HIPER Group PTF, and Database Group PTF for your operating system release.


MessengerConsole requires that you enter a license code. If you don't already have one, use the license code request page to request it.

Instructions (New Install and Upgrade)

  1. Create a temporary directory on your PC: C:\TEMP.

  2. Download the Messenger 7.00 application to the temporary directory. You can access the download from the MessengerConsole versions page.

  3. Unzip the file to the C:\TEMP directory.

  4. Open a DOS window (Click Start > Run, type COMMAND, and press Enter). Then, type the following commands:

    1. FTP, then press Enter.

    2. OPEN, then press Enter.

    3. Type your IBM i system name or IP address, then press Enter.

    4. If necessary, type your username and password, then press Enter.

    5. QUOTE RCMD CRTSAVF QGPL/MP700, then press Enter.

    6. BIN, then press Enter.

    7. PUT C:\TEMP\MP700 QGPL/MP700, then press Enter.

    8. BYE, then press Enter.

  5. Sign on to the IBM i with *ALLOBJ authority and run the following commands:



    Note: Use QTEMP/MCINSTALL LNG(2924) if your system primary language is not English 2924.

  6. To go to the main MessengerConsole menu, type MPLUS on a command line and press Enter.


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