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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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When I used Send As or Send On Behalf Of to send a message from another mailbox (grand permission and Send on behalf) then the Messages will be saved in Send Items in both Mailboxes (my Mailbox an Shared Mailbox). No matter which command Set-MailboxSentItemsConfiguration -Identity "user" -SendAsItemsCopiedTo Sender or
Set-MailboxSentItemsConfiguration -Identity "user" -SendAsItemsCopiedTo From. In both cases are Send Items in both Mailboxes. Does anyone have an idea why that is?
We have Exchange 2010 Sp3.
Thank you.
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Ground Phone line number. How can I opt out of receiving text to landline messages.

Do I need to opt out for 1 phone number at a time
In the Microsoft Call Quality reports - there is an option to view call quality
for Mobile LTE calls. How does MS Skype know that the calls are going over
Mobile LTE? Is the Skype mobile client running on a cell phone and transported
over TCP/IP over the carrier's LTE network? Or are  cell phone calls into
a Skype conference bridge but not over IP? I'm not sure what these calls are.
Their call quality percentage is by far the worst of any other classification of calls
and could contribute to the perception of Skype not being so hot.

We are using Skype for Business Online - Office 365. Thanks.
could you tell me please if on the ios app for facebook messenger the person is active now with green circle, and you click name and there is no green dot beside the camera, but it comes on again,does that mean they have been on a video call. thanks.
I'm trying to send messages to MSMQ using PHP. When the message is smaller than approximately 1.1 MB the message is sent. Otherwise, I get exception "com_exception: There are insufficient resources to perform this operation." The message is smaller than the limit 4 MB. This is what I've found out so far:

- file_get_contents and file_put_contents with PHP works with no problem, so upload limit should be fine
- sending same message not with php works with no problem, so it is somehow PHP-related
- purging messages from queue does not help
- no dead-letter messages

php.ini settings:


There is no limit on message size in msmq properties.
I had this question after viewing Outlook 4000 message limit for deletes.

I have a mailbox while trying to empty deleted items or Shift-Delete to even a single mail in any folder (inbox,sent items etc) - it pop this error every time:
 "This error may be the result of trying to delete more than 4,000 messages at one time.  Outlook can delete no more than 4,000 messages when it is working with a server message store. To avoid this error, delete fewer than 4,000 messages in a single operation.
It is also possible that you do not have the appropriate permissions to delete messages. If you need to delete content from a folder owned by someone else, contact the owner of the folder to obtain the necessary permissions, or have the owner delete the content for you."

Exchange 2010 - Outlook 2016.

Thanks, Nir
Hi there fellow Tech Community,

We are having a few issues in our organization whereby some users are not receiving new emails unless Outlook is restarted, when you restart Outlook, it delivers new messages and does so for say under a minute, then stops delivering new messages.

Here are some of the troubleshooting steps we have carried-out, we are finding that the only way to overcome this, is to rebuild the customers PC, which as you all know is a cumbersome task and shouldn't be necessary to resolve an Outlook issue;

-Office 2016, 32 and 64-Bit
-Windows 10, build version 1607, 1703 and 1709
-All laptop users (HP EliteBook 840 G3 and Lenovo T440p)
-Windows Updates pushed out via WSUS

Troubleshooting done;
-Ran repair of office
-Recreated local OST Files
-Recreated Outlook Profile
-Recreated local Windows Profile
-Checked Outlook connection status, all showing as connected
-Checked A/D Account, not locked or anything along those lines
-Ran scan pst tool, that not really applicable anymore with Office 2016

Some more background;
-Users have additional mailboxes in their Outlook, some are manually mapped in Account Settings, some are delegation mapped via Exchange Admin Console
-We have a mixture of users on Android and iOS devices synching their Exchange Account, does not appear to be a trend with mobile devices

If I have missed any further details, I'll add them, other than that, any suggestions and what people have …
  • I write an email from the Boss and click send.
  • Because of my email delay rule (see picture below), it goes to the outbox. Because of importance, I check it in outbox and then resend
  • The act of checking in the outbox makes the messages switch to my account, not the Boss'ss. Because I *know* I’ve already sent it from his, I don’t think to check this bit.
  • Because it was originally sent from the Boss's it is in his outbox, it still appears in his sent folders when it eventually sends, even though it has flipped to come from me.

Here is a screenshot of my email delay rule.

Outlook Delay Rule
We have a client who is using Skype (not Skype for Business) and is in a couple groups chats.  On a daily basis, there are messages that are received in Skype on their phone, but the messages do not show in Skype on their computer.  Some of the messages that are received on their phone do appear in Skype on the computer, but not all of them.  Is there any way to synchronize the messages between Skype on their phone and their computer so that all messages show on both.
Voicemail using Unified Messageing and Skype for Business - Greetings not being played/ applied correctly.

Afternoon everyone,

We use Skype for business, for VM we use Unified Messaging and whilst this technically works I have unearthed an issue with greetings.
Due to the nature of our business we need to have two different greetings for in and out of hours (simple one would have thought). We have these two greetings recorded in the system and can hear them when we go to re record.

However, when the number in question is dialed and goes to VM all we get is the generic 'Welcome to the mailbox of' message.

I've played with rules and settings through OWA and cannot figure out what I am doing wrong.

Happy to share settings or anything if it helps diagnose.

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Can I use the Telegram Bot API for listetning to message on a private invite-only channel?

Background information:
I was hired to do a gig for doing a Telegram bot that could parse messages and saved them into plain text. Now, I was told that the bot is required to listen to message in invite-only  channels. While doing some research, looks like this is a bit of an issue. I heard some suggest to use the Telegram Client API (instead of Bot), can someone confirm this is possible on the Bot API, or if I actually ave to switch towards Client?
Hi there, just curious if anyone can help me with an IFTTT applet ?

What I need to do is...
If a specific user on Twitter tweets something, then send that tweet to a FB Group Chat

I can see alot of similar ones, like twitter post and send an FB msg, but not to group chat
Hi guys,

I want to ask - somehow, recently i lost all my emails in my Apple Mac laptop. I used Micro Outlook (apple). I went and opened Outlook on my apple and i cannot remember what i must have done. But anyway, the outlook is emptied and i cannot see all my messages.

However, i can locate the main identity where i believe all the database and messages of my Outlook at this location: Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities)

Please can someone advise me steps on how to restore all my emails into Outlook again so that it work the same structure to before?

Maybe i need to import the database inside the "main identity folder" or the messages?

There is a way.

Please would appreciate the help and steps?
Dear all,

This script was working fine sometimes ago, but now it does not works, there is an error message:

Warning: mail(): SMTP server response: 554 5.5.4 Your webserver has sent too many non-authenticated messages. Please enable SMTP Authentication in your script/code to continue sending messages.

How I enable SMTP in this script?


if (isset($_POST['g-recaptcha-response'])) {

    $captcha_data = $_POST['g-recaptcha-response'];


// Se nenhum valor foi recebido, o usuário não realizou o captcha

if (!$captcha_data) {

    echo "Por favor, confirme o captcha.";


$resposta = file_get_contents("".$captcha_data."&remoteip=".$_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']);


//if ($resposta.success) {

//    echo "Obrigado por deixar sua mensagem!";

//} else {

//    echo "Usuário mal-intencionado detectado. A mensagem não foi enviada.";

//    exit;





    $to = ""; // this is your Email address

    $from = $_POST['xmail']; // this is the sender's Email address

    //$from = $_POST['']; // this is the sender's Email address

    $first_name = $_POST['first_name'];

    $last_name = $_POST['last_name'];

      $xmail = $_POST['xmail'];

    $subject = "Form submission";

    $subject2 = "Copy of your form
Does anyone know of a way to be able to transfer Messages from iphone 6 to 7.  The owner started the new phone (the 7) and skipped past the Setup where you can put the old phone near new and import everything.

We have since set the iPhone7 up and everything is done but the Messages history.

I have looked for Apps but cannot seem to find one to backup old phone and restore to new.  There are even Apps where you need to have that App as the Messages app.  I don't want that.

if anyone has experience with an App it would be great to know.  Or if you know a free way of doing it.
Hi All,

I am searching for a support system for a small team of around 10 users.  The features that I would like are:

Integrate with our website so that users can log and create/update support requests;
Create groups for support requests;
Real-time instant messaging;
Customer Database;
Mobile phone app;
Used with a support email address;
To be installed locally;

I have tested many systems but cannot find a system with all these features.  I am looking for something that we can host and pay an annual support fee for.

Any help and suggestions would be great.

In a Lync 2013 environment with an inside pool server and an edge server in the DMZ, how do I enable users to be able to IM with other external (not within the company) who are using Skype?  This could be another company's users or just individuals using Skype.
I've just upgraded my iMac 27" to High Sierra and since the upgrade I can no longer send iMessages to iPhone users.  I get the "Not Delivered" red exclamation mark almost instantaneously.  The odd thing is, I've been able to send messages to several none-iphone users - these go through fine.

I've already tried the often suggested logging in to the iCloud online control panel and deleting all my devices then re-adding them, this made no difference whatsoever.

I am also an iPhone 6+ user.
cap.pngBack in May of 2017 I created a rule that copied my admin email inbox on every inbound message to the organization so I could keep testing inbound flow from various 3rd party organizations.

Fast forward to today and the Exchange 2016 environment is not showing any rules period... but the mailbox continues to be copied.  

what's more is I created a "delete all messages upon arrival" for the admin inbox, and this does NOT work.

any ideas?
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This system has a Seagate HDD 2.1 GB and in PWR ON results are Memory OK, Error 163 - Date and Time not set,  Screen shows F1: Boot (highlighted in blue), F10: Setup i(n lower right corner)! On clicking either F1 OR F10 the messages read - Non System Disk or Disk Error, Replace and Strike any key when ready! I would hate to buy these expensive HDDs only to get the same result. Please advise me with your expertise: knowledge and accuracy! Thanks!!

I have been tasked recently to check how User can prevent to Sign out or close Lync messenger.  I have looked different KB and some MS articles suggest  this feature is not support. I have tried this via registry Hack as well but no lock.

Can any one Lync or messaging expert help me how to achieve this and any script to achieve this will  be help full

I have an issue where an email account that requires moderation has its messages truncated when being reviewed by the moderator in Outlook.  If I view the message through OWA, I can see the full message and I have verified that the full message is sent if the moderator approves it, however its hard to review and approve a message you cannot see.  I had another user that would moderate messages that experienced the issue, so I switched the moderation over to me and it was working fine, however, now I experience the issue as well.
We have issue where users do not see correct status in Skype for Business clients. Workstation is Win 10 + Office 2016 either click to run or onpremise client package.
SfB client version 16.0.8431.2046 32-bit
SfB is on-premise and exchange is O365.

From event logs I find this error:
A SIP request made by Lync failed in an unexpected manner (status code 80ef01e0). More information is contained in the following technical data:

To: ;tag=4ABB20210315AE4DB3DE2279D7CAD5C8
Call-ID:      0d3bda0b51fb42d3ad7de5fe29def2f9
Content-type: application/sdp;call-type=im

o=- 0 0 IN IP4
c=IN IP4
t=0 0
m=message 5060 sip null
a=accept-types:text/plain multipart/alternative image/gif text/rtf text/html application/x-ms-ink application/ms-imdn+xml text/x-msmsgsinvite

Response Data:

101  Progress Report
ms-diagnostics:  25008;reason="Attempting to route to Primary Pool";source="SERVER1.COMPANY.COM";clusterFqdn="";routingType="ToRouting";appName="InterClusterRouting"

480  Temporarily Unavailable
ms-client-diagnostics:  52116;reason="Remote participant unavailable";OriginalPresenceState="3000";CurrentPresenceState="18000";MeInsideUser="Yes";ConversationInitiatedBy="6";SourceNetwork="2";RemotePartyCanDoIM="Yes"

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need to turn off Lync sending updates with the invite. Have problems where Lync response with "gatewaycall not in connected state"

like this

any clues? can this be done on Lync2013? or can it be done on Skype2015?
Samsung DS5014S Landline phone

I have a Samsung OfficeServ DS-5014S with the message light flashing, even though there are no messages pending  does anyone have any ideas how to reset

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).