Technology at Geneseo Community School District 228
Here are a pair of the original G4 XServes that have been rebuilt and mounted at the High School which help Power the GCSD 228 Full Video | Audio | and text based IChat Conferencing.
To make full use of this technology you need to have a computer running Mac OS 10.4 or Mac OS 10.5. The following instructions assume you have the new MacBook and are running OS 10.5 (Elementary Teacher’s new machines).
Look and see if you have this icon down in your Dock. If not simply click on the Spotlight Tool (Top Right Hand Corner)
and Type in IChat
Step 2 — Configure ICHAT account
Click on the top bar on File | Preferences You will see a screen that looks like this.
Now click the little Plus sign in the bottom Left hand corner.
Switch the account Type to JABBER
Type in first initial last email@example.com for your username. Example firstname.lastname@example.org
Type in your email password for password — This will be your 2 initials followed by your 4 digis. Example jr####
You also need to expand the Server Settings Box by clicking on the small triangle next to server settings.
In the Box next to server type in 10.2.1.14
Leave the rest of the boxes unchecked and blank
When you are finished your screen should look like this
Thats it you are now ready to add friends and begin Chatting.