I am very new to openfire, currently at my business we are running strictly MSN. We want to get rid of this because many people are spending to much time talking to friends and family and not working. We have had complaints from managment and from other staff to get rid of it. I am very new to this may be missing stuff, so please bear with me.
Anyways here is my question. I am testing openfire and spark on a virtual setup to test it and show it off. What I need is a way to set it up so that everyone internally can use it, but we want to be able to limit people to only being able to add one or two people that are external, to the network and not the 20 or 30 that some people have now. Is there a way to do this so that external people can communicate with people internal? I have checked out the IMGateway and that is not right as that allows people to just log into their MSN accounts and then we are right back to where we are now, unless I am doing it wrong.
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