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myAgent is a .NET based client for accessing the Contact Center functions of OpenScape Office from a Desktop PC.

myAgent offers the same look and feel and handling for agents as well as for supervisors or administrators.

The SW is part of OpenScape Office SW and bound to OpenScape Office SW version.

The following description refers to OpenScape Office V3R3. Deviations may occur for previous or subsequent versions of OpenScape Office

myAgent V3R3 screenshot



myAgent is the user portal for contact center agents, supervisors and contact center administrators.
It provides information about the number of waiting calls as well as information about the Presence status of other subscribers.

myAgent V3R3 screenshot

myAgent provides in general:

  • Call processing
  • Caller details
  • Agent callback
  • Agent status
  • Presence status
  • Real-time monitoring of queues
  • Assistance
As an agent you can request assistance from the supervisor during a call. When doing so, you can specify the reason and the type of assistance you require: Instant messaging, Silent Monitoring or Override.
  • Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging enables you to exchange instant messages (i.e., to chat) with other internal subscribers. Instant Messaging is possible in combination with myPortal, myPortal for Outlook, myAgent or myAttendant.
  • Directories
  • Voice and Fax messages
  • Reports

Differences to previous versions

From OpenScape Office V3R3 on myAgent offers:

Feature Details

Improved PopUp Window

  • Small Pop Up with individual configuration of needed functions
  • Individual positioning on the desktop
  • Individual configurable behaviour in case of incoming calls
  • Indiviual settings if input is focused to PopUp or not

Caller List with improved functions

  • Improved search function (e.g. search for name, forename, company etc.)
  • Improved sorting function (e.g. sort on contact)
  • Filtering functions for calls, e-mails and faxes

Extended directory support

  • LDAP access to external directories for caller identification
  • LDAP access to external directories for contact search

Enhanced CTI functions

  • Call answer and dial function comparable to myPortal client
  • Call Pickup from other agent
  • Call transfer to internal or external number
  • Call hold and call transfer after hold
  • Call park / unpark. After parking agent´s phone is available for other calls

Improved handling for e-mails and faxes

  • Completion assignment for e-mails and fax contacts.
  • Rescheduling of e-mails and fax contakte
  • Display of e-Mail- und fax contacts in history list

Extended Hot Key functions

  • Selectable function of myAgent can be assigned to shot cuts or function keys.

Extended functions for Supervior role

  • Switch agent "available" depending on agent status
  • Switch agent "unavailable" independend on agent atatus
  • Logoff agent independend on agent status
  • Push a waiting call on top of queue
  • Send a recording as WAV file attachment via e-mail
  • Store a recording as WAV file either on PC or on a storage location in the network
  • Individual settings for queues to be diplayed

Configuration Overview

myAgent is a .NET based client SW, which is installed on a Microsoft Windows based Desktop PC. myAgent connects to OpenScape office via Ethernet LAN with TCP/IP protocol.


Telecommunication systems


Supported Telephones

myAgent can be used in combination with the following telephones:

  • OpenStage HFA• OpenStage T (only HX via HiPath 3000)
  • optiPoint 410 HFA
  • optiPoint 420 HFA
  • optiPoint 500 (only HX via HiPath 3000)
  • optiClient 130 HFA
  • OpenScape Personal Edition HFA
  • HiPath Cordless Office (HX)

PC Hardware

Within the following the minimum HW requirements are shown. However, it should be noted that the operating system, groupware and any additional software components in use in the customer environment may require considerably more powerful hardware.

Client PC

Windows Client PC

  • 2 GHz CPU
  • RAM: 2 GB (Microsoft Windows XP: 1 GB) (Microsoft Windows 2003 Server: 1 GB)
  • 100 Mbps LAN
  • XGA (1024x768) screen resolution, myPortal for Outlook: SVGA (800x600) screen resolution

Terminal Server

Termininal Server installaions are currently not released

PC software

Desktop Operating Systems

Windows Client PCs

  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Application Software

  • myAgent V3R3
  • Mirocosoft .NET 4

Internet Browser

myPortal for Desktop can be used in combination with the following web browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 8 in compatibility mode
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 9
  • Mozilla Firefox Version 4 or later


Within Open Scape Office following licenses are necessary for each user, who wants to use myAgent. Contact Center base license Comfort user license or comfort plus user license Contact Center agent license

Functional Boundaries and Limitations

SW Installation

Local administration rights on the client PC are required for the installation, but not for automatic updates

Windows Update

The PCs always need the current status of all available updates, including Service Packs.

Concurrent Usage of myAgent and myPortal

When myPortal and myAgent are used concurrently under the same user account, there may be some restrictions in their functionality.


User manual

Actual or revised documents can be retrieved from SEBA.

Software Deployment

myAgent is part of OpenScape Office SW image.
The following options are available for providing installation files to users:

  • The administrator downloads the installation files from the Download Center and provides them to users via a network drive, for example.
  • They can access the installation files directly via a network drive connected with \\<IP address of OpenScape Office>\applications

The installation files are located in the install-common folder. For login credentials refer to your system administrator


A license is required for every user of myAgent.

myAgent licenses are floating licenses and are not assigned fix to the user station. A license is assigned to a user when the user logs in into the myAgent client application. The license is released at the moment the user quits (terminates) the myAgent application.