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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 am the Office 365 administrator.

What steps need to be followed to record all Office 365 Skype for Business instant message chat conversations?
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I have installed Office 2016 on a new Dell laptop and Outlook is giving me a problem
Basically the Inbox is not updating, all other folders and contacts are updating even the Deleted folder updates, the Inbox shows the number of unread messages and that is how i know they are getting through, if i do a search of the Inbox I can see the emails that it finds based on the search.

The account is a Domain account from an Exchange Server 2010, Office 2016 Pro

The email account is 5 years old

The emails are being received on the old laptop, tablet and phone

I have checked View - filters, Started it in safe, deleted the OST file and reinstalled Office

The error showing in sync is:

Task 'Email removed for privacy' reported error (0x00040820) : 'Errors in background synchronization. In most cases, further information is available in a synchronization log in the Sync Issues folder.'

The synchronization Log shows:

15:27:40 Synchronizer Version 16.0.8625
15:27:40 Synchronizing Mailbox 'Email removed for privacy'
15:27:40 Synchronizing server changes in folder 'Inbox'
15:27:40 Downloading from server 'dc-Server name removed for privacy'
15:27:40 SyncMonitor triggered for Inbox (0x80004005)
15:27:40 Error synchronizing folder
15:27:40                  [80004005-501-FFFFFC06-560]
15:27:40                  The client operation failed.
15:27:40                  Microsoft Exchange Information Store
15:27:40                  For more information on this failure,…

There must be a way to do this through powershell but I'm not sure. We've inherited a client that has their entire client list in separate folders and subfolders all in a shared mailbox.  It goes A - Z with about 50 GB of messages.

These are all old emails and I've finally convinced them to move all that data to a file server.

Outlook can only drag and drop emails not folders.

What's the best strategy here? To move these in bulk?
I had this question after viewing export one message thread in an organized format.
Please see related question.
I do not want to use paper.
I like to save as an electronic file.
Hi, experts!

I try to integrate IM between Exchange Server 2010 OWA and Skype for Business Server 2015. The configuration was performed by the following article - http://blog.schertz.name/2010/11/lync-and-exchange-im-integration/ 
All the stages of the configuration pass without errors. But when I login to OWA I see that instant messaging does not work, IM icons are disabled and I see the following error:

"Instant Messaging isn’t available right now. The Contact List will appear when the service becomes available.."
I have a user that forwards a copy of all his SMS text messages to Outlook 2016.  After performing a reinstall of Windows 10 and Office 2016 the text message will not open when you double click on them.

This is the error message that is given:
Sorry, we're having trouble opening this item. This could be temporary, but if you see it again you might want to restart Outlook.

This message is given if you try to forward the email:
Out of memory or system resources.  Close some windows or programs and try again.

The text message emails will open in Outlook Web Access.

I have tried creating a new profile and ran an online repair without any luck.

The email is account is hosted Exchange through Hostway.
We used these chat rooms for various topics years ago. Now from this link we choose a chat room, enter a user name and click on continue and nothing happens.

Anyone use these?
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.

moto4g plus watsup message noise is too much. how to mute them when i type a message and send.

how to mute when i receive a message. please advise
Hello guys,

Is it possible to set a distribution group to accept messages from outside of my organisation but only from specific domains?

Thanks for any help


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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?
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 installed Viber on my desktop. But I cannot see messages that was created before the Viber installation. I cannot find any sync button that would load all my previous conversations from Android.
It is even possible?

Thank you for your help.
In MS Skype document "Media Quality and Network Connectivity Performance in Skype for Business Online" they say to that in order to estimate the RTT to Skype network edge you should ping Anycast VIP When I do that it's very low at 30ms or so. But when I make actual calls in Skype for Business Online and sniff the wire - I see that real time communications happens with a distant server in the range of This is close to 100ms away. What I'm trying to find out is exactly what is the relationship between this Anycast VIP and the actual server you end up peering with for your Skype calls. Any experts on here familiar enough with networking and Skype able to address this? Thank you.

Media Quality and Network Connectivity Performance in Skype for Business Online
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.
The typo problem is that the email address that's needed in the downloading of Skype has a spelling error.

The typo persists even despite my use of Revo Uninstaller. This fails to delete the defective email address.

Is there any way of searching for, finding, and correcting the email address, Experts, please?

I have a Lex Bot with 3 slots. The user will provide the Lex bot with first name, last name, and birthdate. The user can also fill multiple slots at once, such as 'My name is Steve Jobs.' I'd like the bot to repeat back the users name (or first name, or last name or DOB depending on what was said) before asking the next question. ie -'Thank you, your name is Steve Jobs. May I please have your birthdate'

I figure I need to use the elicitslot dialog action in my lambda function. However, I'm not sure exactly how I can do this. I think I need to figure out someway of keeping track of which slot was just filled. Is there a good way to do that?
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:

 RequestUri:   sip:user1@company.com
From:         sip:user2@company.com;tag=151b394671
To:           sip::user1@company.com;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="Ent-editionpool.company.com";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"

If this error continues to occur, please contact …
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After installing AVG program, I am getting the "Your Connection Is Not Private" error in Chrome when trying to open some https website (http works). However, Firefox it all works great (no problems with https).

Your connection is not private

Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.youtube.com (for example, passwords, messages, bank information or credit cards).


I am using all latest versions of browsers and Windows

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
Hi all,
I Have a Skype for Business on prem install with a single Front end server and Edge server. Afte rinstalling I have since enabled federation so that my SKype users can add users from other domains.

I downloaded the current topology, made the relevent chages then republished.

However, its my understanding I have to rerun the installion on Front End and Edge server in order for the topology to be loaded?

Can anyone offer assistance with this?
Has anyone took fertilaid  did it help regulate your period and or get you pregnant if so how long it take you?
tested internally and externally.... only messages left from people externally get their messages sent to the person's mailbox.


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).