Properties for Connect Support

The Connect Support Properties page provides several configuration options specifically for Connect Support.

These properties are available for Connect Support.

Users with the admin role can access these properties by navigating to Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties.
Note: The Connect Properties page contains many general Connect properties that impact Connect Support.
Table 1. Properties for Connect Support
Property Description
Should Connect be used for handling chat queue entries

glide.connect.support.enabled

Disables or enables Connect Support. When the property is enabled, all help desk conversations are opened in Connect Support, rather than legacy chat. Additionally, the support tab appears in the Connect sidebar. This property is for system use only and should not be modified.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
  • Location: System Properties [sys_properties] table

This property is removed from the Connect Support properties page starting with Helsinki Patch 2, but may still appear for upgraded instances.

Number of support conversations an individual agent can have at one time (-1 is unlimited)

connect.support.conversation_limit

Determines how many support conversations an individual agent can have at one time. When the value is set to -1, an agent can participate in an unlimited number of conversations.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: -1
  • Location: Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties
Show agent avatar in Connect Support conversations.

connect.support.show_agent_avatar

Determines whether an agent's avatar is shown in a support conversation (enabled). When the property is disabled, users see the agent's name only.
  • Type: true | false
  • Default value: true
  • Location: Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties
Number of seconds to wait (without user interaction), before presenting end-users with an idle countdown timer

connect.support.idle.delay

Determines how many seconds a user must be inactive in a support conversation before an idle countdown timer appears.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 120
  • Location: Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties
Number of seconds to count down from before marking end-user as having left their support session

connect.support.idle.count_down

Determines how many seconds the idle countdown timer remains open after it appears. If the idle user does not dismiss the timer before the countdown completes, the system closes the support session.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 60
  • Location: Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties
Limits the number of closed conversations that the support user can see. (0 = unlimited)

connect.support.user.closed.conversation_limit

Determines how many closed conversations appear in a user's support conversation history. When the value is set to 0, all previous conversations appear in the history.
  • Type: integer
  • Default value: 0
  • Location: Collaborate > Support Administration > Properties