Disclaimer rules overview

Disclaimer rules determine in real-time if IBM Sametime users should receive a customizable disclaimer text at the beginning of their conversations. Disclaimers can be either plain text or HTML. Multi-line disclaimers are supported.

Disclaimers are usually used to remind employees that their chats are being logged or monitored for legal, compliance or company policy reasons.

If a disclaimer rule matches, the message will be linked to the matching disclaimer rule document in the imported chat log document.

Disclaimer rules apply to:

Disclaimer rules require that the option Log IBM Sametime chats is enabled.

Logging and sending disclaimers for IBM Sametime announcements requires IBM Sametime community servers version 8.5.x or higher.

Evaluation order

See Rule evaluation order.


Configuration examples

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