Feature request - Mattermost Desktop Client improvements

So I finally got around to migrating my “hacked” Mattermost/Gitlab installation to a proper built system (using the Kopano repos) and I know have a number of observations/requests. I’m not sure this is the right forum for this, but I have no contacts in Mattermost to raise this issue.

I found and installed the Mattermost Desktop Client which I am trilled with!! However, I noticed a few small issues:

  • Automated Deployment - If I were to push this out to an Enterprise, there seems to be no way to automatically set the various settings that are available.
  • Single Sign On - Ideally I would like to see a SSO capability so users don’t have to worry when passwords get changed.
  • Single User install - The installation seems to place the files in the specific users AppData folder making it unavailable to other users that might log in on that workstation.
  • Online/Away Presence - I would like to see this aspect enhanced.
    ** There’s no settings to control how soon this takes effect.
    ** There’s no simple “right-click” change feature on the System Tray Icon.
    ** There are only 3 options. Custom options might be nice too.
    ** When the status does change, it doesn’t display for other users clearly. (I realize this last two points might have more to do with the server side itself)

Thanks
Bob

Hello @robertwbrandt ,

since the Mattermost DeskApp is not a product of ours its better to open up a dedicated post in their forum: https://forum.mattermost.org/.

PS: when rolling out Kopano DeskApp you could also integrate Mattermost into this.

That is a an excellent point about DeskApp!

Can I change the Feature Request to:

  • Allowing DeskApp to change/update the presence status in Mattermost.
  • Allowing the Desktop Notifications Plugin to notify of Mattermost events as well.

Hi @robertwbrandt ,

I’ve created a ticket for the WebApp integration for the presence: https://jira.kopano.io/browse/KM-19

I actually am able to see Mattermost notifications when using the DeskApp (they are the same as when using Mattermost in the browser).

Excellent! I haven’t tried successfully integrated Mattermost into WebApp yet, planning on doing that tomorrow.

Thanks
Bob

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