Administering Hipchat Server


This section has everything you need to know about administering Hipchat Server day to day.  From getting your people set up, to exporting or backing up your Hipchat data and integrating Hipchat Server with other tools. 

You need to be an administrator or group owner to do most of the things in this section.

Managing your Group

You have one group in Hipchat and it's made up of the people in your organization. This page outlines how to manage your Hipchat group, including how to rename the group, and adjust the amount of chat history you want to retain. 

Roles and permissions

Understand the roles and permissions in Hipchat.

Adding and removing people

Get everyone in your organization in Hipchat and working from any location. Find out how to add people, remove them when they move on, and grant them permissions to do things. This section also tells you all you need to know about the powers (roles) you can grant people. 

Configuring user directories

Save time and duplication by hooking Hipchat server up to an external user directory.  This section has all you need to know to get your people from your user directory into Hipchat.

Exporting and importing data

Moving from one Hipchat Server to another Hipchat Server and want to make sure your data comes too? Want to know how to back up your Hipchat data? This section has got you covered. 

Back up and restore Hipchat Server

Make backups of the entire system or of user data and restore Hipchat Server.

Increase the disk capacity of Hipchat Server

Received an email alerting you that the disk is getting full? Learn how to increase the disk capacity of Hipchat Server.

Integrations with Hipchat Server

Make Hipchat the center of your organization's work day by bringing in all your favorite tools. In this section, find out how to integrate Hipchat Server with Jira applications, Confluence, and more. 

More Configurations

Use the Hipchat CLI, set your network time, monitor Hipchat Server, and enable SMS notifications.

Log files

Learn about the Hipchat Server log files to help with troubleshooting.

Hide message previews on notifications

Hipchat Server gives you a setting to suppress message previews, so unauthorized people can't see Hipchat messages in notifications.


Last modified on Nov 30, 2017

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