Hosting Chat Communities

Check the Service State

You check the service state to verify the status of the Chat Service.

To see if Chat Service is enabled on the server:

  1. Start Computer Management
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
  2. Navigate to the Services.

    Computer Management (Local)

    1. Services and Applications
    2. Services
  3. Double-click Services.
  4. Locate Microsoft Exchange Chat in the Details pane. The status of the service is listed, including:
  5. Right-click the Microsoft Exchange Chat information line. On the Action menu: