Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).

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I regularly (at seemingly random intervals) get the attached message popping up on my mobile device (Android).  If I tap continue or cancel it will go away and act normally.  Sooner or later the messages pop up again.  Sometimes immediately, sometimes a few day pass, sometime weeks pass before it happens again. SEE attached screen shots

Restarting the devise had no impact.  Still getting that message popping up intermittently.

This happens at home when on wifi, at the office when on wifi, on site when on wifi and when mobile on only cellular network.  I'm using the built in android email app to check emails.  It happens if I have wifi disabled and am on cellular network only.  It happens if I have mobile data disables and am on wifi only.

It will go away for periods of up to a week or more, then start happening multiple time an hour.

Seems very random.

If anyone can help that would be great! Capture.PNGScreenshot_20170804-121959.pngScreenshot_20170804-122003.png
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I am unable to track messages more than 7 days in exchange message tracking. The message tracking folder only contains 7 days logs files. Please help on this. Please see the below details.

MessageTrackingLogMaxAge                : 30.00:00:00
MessageTrackingLogMaxDirectorySize      : 1000 MB (1,048,576,000 bytes)
MessageTrackingLogMaxFileSize           : 10 MB (10,485,760 bytes)
Aug 15 16:57:58 2017 router608d14 kernel: #warn<4> ACCESS_RULE: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:d4:be:d9:c1:2e:42:08:00 SRC= DST= LEN=247 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=128 ID=18415 PROTO=UDP SPT=138 DPT=138 LEN=227

Aug 15 16:57:58 2017 router608d14 kernel: #warn<4> ACCESS_RULE: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=88:5a:92:60:8d:14:e8:50:8b:36:23:67:08:00 SRC= DST= LEN=60 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=43496 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=50297 DPT=443 WINDOW=65535 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0
Hi all,

We are looking to install Skype for Business POC (On premise) and want to know if we will be able to take advantage of conducting meetings across Skype. Im confused with terminology and all the version differences. So basically one of the features we would like to take advantage of is to be able to conduct meetings with audio/video and file sharing.

Can anyone shed some light?

An active Android-focused spyware family called SonicSpy has burst on the scene after being found lurking within 1,000 mobile apps, some found in Google Play.

Lookout Security researchers Michael Flossman found that SonicSpy can manipulate a victim's device via 73 remote instructions, including the ability to silently record audio, take photos with the camera, make outbound calls, send text messages to attacker specified numbers, and retrieve information such as call logs, contacts and information about Wi-Fi access points.

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by:Brian Matis
Ugh... Really seems like Google could use some better ways to keep this kind of stuff out of the store.
we have very recently switched from a barracuda antispam appliance to using exchange online protection. we are a hybrid config with no mailboxes yet migrated to on-line.
I'm having an issue trying to get the spam scoring to "work". i.e. I get messages with the scl set to 6 in the header but they are not going to the junk folder as desired. we have had 2 microsoft tickets on the topic.
first thing, after reading an online article, we added 2 transport rules to our on-prem that are supposed to take anything with an scl of 6 and move it there. then Microsoft told my boss to turned off the users ability to set junk filter properties and have it set to disable.
second, today they told me it wont ever deliver them to the junk folder so I have set it to quarantine, which we really don't want unless its the only option.

surely there has to be a way to have the junk folder work... I'm attaching a screenshot of the automation advice when I opened todays ticket and had the message analyzed in case it helps.
We just switched to Outlook 2016 at work (Microsoft Exchange), and yesterday I accidentally shut it down while a message was still in the outbox (i have one-minute delayed send set up).  I thankfully realized my mistake almost right away, and restarted outlook, sent the message, and shut down.  

With outlook 2010, I'd get a pop-up error message telling me I still had messages in my outbox and asking if I really wanted to shut down.  This gave me the option to cancel shutting down and let the message send before attempting to shut down again.  

Does such a feature exist in outlook 2016?  My IT guy is stumped, and if there is such a feature, he doesn't know how to activate/enable it.

Thanks in advance for any help anyone could provide!
macOS 10.12.6 Messages no longer finds all iPhone contacts and earlier SMS Messages (to iPhone!!) were not delivered, To: entries are now colored orange (or red).

Messages returns 'Messages cannot send a message to 978846XXXX.
1234567890 is not registered with Message'

978846XXXX (used real number) worked before - why not now?
Entering known iPhone number as 10 digits turns green and returns 'Google Talk (Offline)'

Tried 'Jabber' (whatever that is) set to 'Available" - nogo here!

Sending message to myself with iPhone OK with iPhone - nothing on macOS Messages

What now?
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tested internally and externally.... only messages left from people externally get their messages sent to the person's mailbox.


I am currently migrating a client that is hosted on a hosted (multi-tenant) Exchange 2010 platform on a moncloud.local domain to a new domain and a new Exchange 2016 platform with Multi holding.

To do so I used the scripts in place on the Exchange servers as well as the soft ADMT which do their job very well.

The problem I encounter is rather post migration from mailbox. Indeed, when a user has been migrated from one platform to another, users of the 2010 platform can no longer send him messages. A non-delivery mail is automatically generated. While the newly created account is able to contact the 2010 domain users by mail.

Since the domain of my client is known on both servers, I think the issue comes from there. Indeed, the Exchange server does not use its send connectors for sending internally and known in its GAL. I then made two changes:

- Pass the accepted domains in internal relay rather than in authoritative

- Create a specific sending connector that forces the Exchange server to pass through the latter to contact the mailbox on the 2016.

Unfortunately all the tests are a failure and I start to take a lot of delay in the project. Would not it be by chance that you would not have a few tracks or even a miracle solution to help me solve this issue?

If you want more information do not hesitate.

Thank you in advance for your feedback.
What technology will not last?:
Anything that Google puts out that is not related to Search, Advertising, Chrome browser, Apps for work, err, I mean gSuite or Android.   Most anything else is not worth trying to learn or grasp because just after you adopt it's gone.  Voice, Talk, Hangouts, Messenger - Pick one dammit!  I'm so confused.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
I have worked with many smaller businesses from professional offices, universities, regional home builders, remodeling companies, insurance, small teaching studios, hospitals, and retail.   A couple of things that really stands out for those that are successful are focusing and going all in.    

For any of these that tried something by testing the waters with a toe dip, they end up failing and never had a chance of success.  For any that went "all in", there was success.  

I worked with 3 start ups that branched off from the same place to go on their own.  Two where gun shy, didn't put enough effort into marketing and ended up blowing whatever money they did put in. The third acted as if they were taking over the region and their marketing efforts reflected that.  This company went to $10MM in sales within a couple of years.    Probably closer to home for many, try taking Google's offer for free initial $100 in PPC ads and keep that budget for a few months.  Your going to fail.  Now try to dominate in your market and for many micro local businesses, that is going to mean spending $1,000 to $5,000 monthly on PPC.  Assuming they have a good system to keep people in the funnel moving towards a sale, they will succeed.  There is a point where you are just pissing into the wind throwing your  money out and no return.  

With many of these Google products, to the outsider, it feels like they do not go all in.  Inbox for instance.  It's a nice front end, but you can't use it 100% as is, you have to use the gmail interface.  Google+, I feel was not focused. They tried to do too many things at once with it.  A business was forced to have a g+ account, which took over for Google local and that alone was very confusing.  I did not like that aspect of it, but did enjoy the groups that were for development. It was a good way to learn about new items.  

My point with Google is, if they are going to put something out, go all in or go back to labs and say it is not a full fledged product yet and may never be.  When it is ready to come out of beta/labs, then go all in and dominate like they have the ability to.  Instead, it feels like they throw a bunch of stuff against the wall to see what sticks with no conscience to those that tried to adopt.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
> or go back to labs
  I meant, go back to using the now defunct Google Labs
my table looks like this

dt        ticker         open
1            A                1.2
1            B                 6
2            A                 1.4
2            B                 6.5

I would like it to turn out to be

dt           A            B
1            1.2         1.4
2            6            6.5

I tried using mysql query in below format

SET @sql = NULL;
'MAX(IF(ticker= ''',
''', open, NULL)) AS ',
) INTO @sql
FROM properties;
SET @sql = CONCAT('SELECT dt, ', @sql, ' FROM properties GROUP BY dt');

while executing the query in phpmyadmin I am getting below error .

Warning in .\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli.php#436
mysqli_fetch_fields() expects parameter 1 to be mysqli_result, boolean given.

below are additional error messages :-

 the query is executing ,but looking into rows i am getting errors Backtrace .\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli.php#436: mysqli_fetch_fields(boolean true) .\libraries\DatabaseInterface.php#2641: PMA\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli->getFieldsMeta(boolean true) .\libraries\sql.lib.php#1848: PMA\libraries\DatabaseInterface->getFieldsMeta(boolean true) .\libraries\sql.lib.php#2199: PMA_getQueryResponseForResultsReturned( boolean true, array, string 'qc', string 'tbl_main', NULL, NULL,

I am stuck with this , can anyone guide me with the solution
This has just recently started happening.
On making or receiving a call my phone is switched to loudspeaker. The loudspeaker icon Is greyed out. Clicking the icon turns it green and the phone is still on loudspeaker. A second click greys the icon again and the phone reverts to normal operation. It's becoming annoying having to switch it every time.
I have moved a whole load of apps to the sd card, but I haven't loaded anything new recently.
Can anyone suggest how I can stop it being on loudspeaker for every call please?

I am trying to diagnose an issue, i am sending a message to a DL. But some members are not receiving the message.

When i do a message trace it i see this:

Detail           : Reason: [{LED=250 2.1.5 RESOLVER.GRP.Expanded; distribution list expanded};{MSG=};{FQDN=};{IP=};{LRT=}]

I have checked and the user is a member of that DL.

I am thinking this could be an inbox rule, but wdnt that show in message tracking logs? As i cannot see that there.

Any help appreciated

I cannot uninstall KB3203467 and keep getting error messages – “unknown error occurred.”  I tried using WUSA.exe to uninstall it, but it tells me that KB3203467 is not installed the computer, but I see that it is still there.  I even tried using MSIEXEC, but nothing happens.  HELP!!
When ever i use skype for basic chat the output on the screen shows first in non-italic characters and then repeats itself in italic characters.  Is there any way to shut this off and have it all appear as just one non-italic output?
How do I deploy TeamViewer Quick Support to a client?

Thanks in advance.
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Someone is initiating remote assistance on my phone. I am seeing messages pop up on my screen: Remote Assistance Initiated. How can I stop this? Block this from happening? An app I need to delete?
Provide a link or button that would allow visitors to this page on my site at to send me a Google Hangout Chat request?

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
When i have run the skpe bot run in visual studion then show this error
any help me i will attach the error
Chat Client Protip—Out of Office:
With email communication, letting people know you're on vacation is a solved problem—just set your out of office notice. But what about when—like most of us at EE—you communicate primarily via chat client and it's hard to tell if you're just away from desk or on vacation?

Well, one of my co-workers here came up with what I thought was a pretty brilliant solution, which was to change his display name to append "ON VACATION" to it. Now it's pretty darn obvious and personally, I've found it very handy. Will have to try it next time I'm out!

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by:Daniella Barion
That's even better, no doubts.

Author Comment

by:Brian Matis
Cool, I'll have to try it for when I'm out tomorrow :-)
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I will have 10 open conversation connections open in Lync

When I reboot I always need to manually reopen the connections.

Is there anyway to have the connections that were open before the reboot
persist after a reboot?


Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).