How to Get a List of Explicit Chat Room Members and Managers

You can use the query* below to get a list of explicit permissions assigned in Group Chat or Persistent Chat: SELECT tblNode.nodeName AS "Category/Channel",tblPrincipal.prinName AS "Name",CASE tblPrincipalType.ptypeDescWHEN 'Parlano.Server.Common.User' THEN 'User'WHEN 'Parlano.Server.Common.ExternalUser' THEN 'External User'WHEN 'Parlano.Server.Common.FederatedUser' THEN 'Federated User'ELSE tblPrincipalType.ptypeDescEND AS "Type",CASE isMember WHEN 1 THEN 'Y' ELSE 'N' END AS "Member",CASE isManager WHEN 1 THEN…

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Issue with Group Chat 2010 Client Not Displaying Information for Certain Chat Rooms

I ran into an interesting issue onsite with a customer recently.  They have Group Chat 2010 deployed for their users and one of the users reported that they were not able to see messages or participate in a particular chat room.  Other users in that chat room were able to view the messages and participate…

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Sample Group Chat Dashboard Available

Update 3/13/13 – Updated report download link and moved report to TechNet Gallery. The sample Group Chat dashboard* provides administrators with an overview of relevant information about their Group Chat environment.  This report is similar to the OCS Archiving Report, in that it is an example of some of the information that can be pulled out…

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Issues with Group Chat File Upload

I ran into a couple of issues getting the file upload feature to work in Group Chat.  I followed all of the documentation found on TechNet (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd441213(office.13).aspx), which unfortunately leaves out some important steps.  Below is a list of the issues that I ran into and the resolutions: Issue #1 When trying to upload a…

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