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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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I have recently setup an SMTP relay to forward messages from one of our internal servers to the Outlook mailboxes of our ICT team, I can see from the SMTP logs from the mailroot folder on the servers C drive that the mails are all being delayed as they try to send.

in the logs the following message shows:

"This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.



Delivery to the following recipients has been delayed.

I cant see any specific errors elsewhere in the logs that would point to what the cause is.

can anyone please advise?
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Yesterday, we start to get complains from users that there is a delay in email delivery. Looking into it i noticed one of our exchange servers had over 50 K messages stuck in its Submission Queue. after flushing the transport Queue by restarting the transport service all the messages were released. However i am trying to pin point the cause.
I noticed in the Submissions Queue that there were thousands of messages with the senders address of Null <>. Which I believe that caused the Queue to be stuck.
Today I just got the message tracking log report of all messages that had empty sender for the past two days and I get 18K messages in two days with Null sender. 16K of them are  messages with the Event ID of  PROCESSMEETINGMESSAGE. What i am failing is to pin point what caused all these? any hint will be helpful :)
I have a VB script that I want to adapt to remove a desktop link from the currently logged on user's Desktop.  It isn't working and I get no error messages - no nothing.

On Error Resume Next
Dim FSO, WSHShell, Regkey, Username, strFolder, UserPath, objShell

Set WSHShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
RegKey = "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\"
Username = WSHShell.RegRead(RegKey & "LastLoggedOnSAMUser")
Username = Mid(Username,7) 

Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
UserPath = "C:\Users\" & Username 
strFile = "C:\Users\" & Username & "\Desktop\CMS Supervisor*.lnk}" 
if FSO.FileExists(strFile) = True then  FSO.DeleteFile DesktopPath & "\CMS Supervisor*.lnk"

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When moving email messages to a folder using the move to folder command, it takes 20 sec or more.
we are using outlook 2016 365 exchange, the account is setup to cache email and the OST file is at 20 gig. the total size of the email online is a 42 gig.
This function of move email to folders was vary fast and one day it started moving slowly.
office was reinstalled a new profile was created, no help
the ost file was scaned for errors now help.
and the last thig I tried was to start with a complete new install with a clean install of windows 7 pro from scratch.
all other programs are working Great
the pc is a dell I7 24 gig memory Samsung evo750 1tb SSD
I have a user that new messages are not going to the user Inbox.  The user is using the owa in exchange 2010.  When the message arrive it shows in a folder under the inbox.  I have cleared all searches and I have reset views.  This also happens when I load the user ID in a outlook client on a PC as well.
I have very little understanding of what I am doing inside of my facebook business page and of course, there is no FB support help desk. People are messaging me inside my business page but I am not getting alerts. It appears I have all alerts turned on but I do not see any alerts via email or sms.

I have a personal messenger app on my iphone. Is there a way to have a business version installed?

How do you turn on SMS alerts when people message me on my business page?

thank you

I recently configured local Certificate authority server. since then our website hosted on AWS with valid Certificate gives error message.

Your connection is not private
Attackers might be trying to steal your information from <mydomainname>.org (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). Learn more
can you please let me know i need to do to make sure that accessing the website from internal network does not use or by pass local certificate?

Thank you
One of our exchange user is getting this error. Can anyone tell whats happening? Any workaround ?

Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups:
There's a problem with the recipient's mailbox. Please try resending the message. If the problem continues, please contact your email admin.
The following organization rejected your message: mailbox.mydomain.com.

Diagnostic information for administrators:
Generating server: mailbox.mydomain.com
Remote Server returned '554 5.2.0 STOREDRV.Deliver.Exception:QuotaExceededException.MapiExceptionShutoffQuotaExceeded; Failed to process message due to a permanent exception with message Move/Copy messages failed. 16.55847:9E000000, 17.43559:00000000A9010000000000000400000000000000, 20.52176:010FED842300F01F00000000, 20.50032:010FED849317001000000000, 0.35180:010FED84, 255.23226:15000000, 255.27962:A0000000, 255.17082:DD040000, 0.19297:80030400, 4.21921:DD040000, 255.27962:00000000, 0.26881:80030400, 255.21817:DD040000, 0.27217:0F010480, 4.23121:DD040000, 0.64368:AF2C0DE8, 4.64432:DD040000 [Stage: OnCreatedEvent][Agent: Meeting Message Processing Agent]'
Original message headers:
Received: from mailbox.mydomain.com (IP.IP.IP.IP) by
 mailbox.mydomain.com (IP.IP.IP.IP) with Microsoft SMTP Server

Running a virtualised platform on windows server 2016.  We have a requirement to remove all logon Status messages from the logon.  I mean everything.  Security challenge, Welcome to windows etc.

We have already tried the registry entry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableStatusMessages, But this appears not to work on 2016.  

Can anyone tell me if this has changed in 2016 and if so what replaces it?
In Skype for Business Server 2015, Is there a way to disable clients from retrieving location information from the LIS/Secondary LIS every time the client registers with the server? I want to prevent the client from performing a HELD request to get location information when it first registers to the server. Is this possible with the on-prem server?
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Hi, is there a way in Office365/online Exchange to set a rule to delete messages with a particular subject line after 3 days for ALL users? I think I can do this with an outlook macro locally but would rather do it in o365/online exchange centrally for all users.
One of our users has had an issue where his computer will restart unexpectedly, and upon restarting, the settings page in chrome for incompatible applications opens up. The first time it happened, the application listed was an Intel driver, which I applied an update to. It has since happened several times, and still shows the Reset and Clean up page, but now with no incompatible applications show up. The user has not been doing anything out of the ordinary, and there are no windows error messages, save for an unexpected shutdown flag in the logs (ID 6008).
I have an NEC DT700 series phone. I think specifically it is a DT730.

Right now the message light is blinking, but the voice mailbox is empty.  It also has "MSG >>>" on the screen.

There is "Frontdesk" as the identifier, but I cannot clear that off.
How can I connect skype on a tv that isn't smart?

What is best way to connect a webcam?

Use a streamer ? or a stick computer?

it has to simple for use.
I have some messages from email I want to get in readable/audible form

I need to know the available SWIFT Message Parsers for reading unstructured BLOB and structuring the data into XML or some other format.

I did my research and found a few to name below but wasn't convinced if they are enterprise level and scalable.

1. Informatica has a tool to extract messages but it has limitations.
2. Data Transformation SWIFT OOTB library.
3. Volanté
4. Paymentcomponents (http://www.paymentcomponents.com/) parser is easy to use and finds all errors.

Any thoughts?
Thanks in advance.
I had this question after viewing messages disappear after moving to folder.

Folder and emails contained in folder disappeared after moving folder to Inbox , OL 2013. I tried the /clean views and access is denied. Two icons I haven't before seen appeared in the Advanced Find window, see attached.
We are transitioning to Skype for Business from an older product called Spark.  With Spark it is fairly easy for each user to populate their own
groups with contacts that are saved and used to IM thru skype.  How can we populate groups without adding them one user at a time. We have some fairly large
I have a "Contact Us" form where customers can email us to get product information.  It seems like I must have a gaping hole in the code that allows people/bots to append long messages.  I was writing the customer data to a table, and I had a text field for extra information.  Despite several honey pots I was getting a regular stream of bots filling in the text field.

I'm not doing anything with my db and I have removed the text field, but I still things appended to the form.  Attached is the latest example.  I have also attached the Contact Us page that is having the problem.
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Good afternoon, we have trouble creating a conversation with more than 3 people. The Skype version is 2015.
Can you help us?
I currently have a Skype for Business 2015 server that in on prem and accessible to our internal users only.
No mobile clients or outside meetings can be hosted via the config as its internal only
I have been tasked with enabling our config so we can host meetings with outside users and have all our mobile clients connect also
I have a 2016 server setup and have the server iso ready to go
Can anyone point me to a good article or tell me from a best practice point of view how to start this installation
Can I just install the required components and then add the server to the topology?
Thanks in advance!!!
Data Flow Task:Error: SSIS Error Code DTS_E_CANNOTACQUIRECONNECTIONFROMCONNECTIONMANAGER.  The AcquireConnection method call to the connection manager "OLEDB_SRC" failed with error code 0xC0202009.  There may be error messages posted before this with more information on why the AcquireConnection method call failed.

ProjectPPE_LoadWorkdayData:Error: SSIS Error Code DTS_E_OLEDBERROR.  An OLE DB error has occurred. Error code: 0x80004005.
An OLE DB record is available.  Source: "Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Oracle"  Hresult: 0x80004005  Description: "ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
How do we remove these text messages?  It comes from a different number each time with different content.

Image of message:
I am needing a revolving server system that changes IP address once it starts getting hits from sever filters. It needs to be seamless and use the same email address that we establish to send emails out from, but configures a different IP with every 50 to 100 emails. This is what we need to get a marketing job done and the email messages we want to send have to fit the character count specifics and font type. The subject line is the most important and the size cannot exceed X kilobytes for the total email to reach target market.
Wy am I suddenly having these error messages appearing?

It's running Windows 7
Sophos Anti-virus
Outlook 2013
Firefox and IE

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).