How To Guide

MessengerPlus 6.00 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.

  • License keys are required. Ensure you have obtained a product license prior to installing the product.


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

  2. Download the Messenger 6.00 application to the temporary directory. You can access the download from the MessengerPlus 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/MP600, then press Enter.

    6. BIN, then press Enter.

    7. PUT C:\TEMP\MP600 QGPL/MP600, then press Enter.

    8. BYE, then press Enter.

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



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


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