How To Guide

MessengerConsole 8.10 Download and Installation

Last Updated:
March 7, 2017


  • V5R4 or higher.

  • Compatible with i5/OS V5R4, and IBM i 6.1, 7.1, and 7.2.

  • 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 8.10 application to the temporary directory. Current users can access the download from the My Account page. If you're a new user, you should have received an email message containing the download link. If you don't have it, contact your Bytware Regional Manager.

  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/MP810, then press Enter.

    6. BIN, then press Enter.

    7. PUT C:\TEMP\MP810 QGPL/MP810, then press Enter.

    8. BYE, then press Enter.

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



    Note: If your system primary language is not English 2924, use one of the following:

    QTEMP/MCINSTALL LNG(2929) for German 2929

    QTEMP/MCINSTALL LNG(2962) for Japanese 2962

    QTEMP/MCINSTALL LNG(2924) for all other languages

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


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