On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click
Navigate to the
IRCX folder for the server you want to host the chat
Right-click IRCX, and then click Properties.
On the General tab, click Add.
In Add community, select the name of the chat community
you want to add to this server from the list.
Click Enable server to host this chat community.
In IP address, select:
All unassigned if the community needs just one IP
address. This allows the server to automatically pick the correct
IP address, and the default port 6667 will be
The displayed numerical value if you want a specific IP
Note Steps 8 through 10 are
unnecessary if the IP address you choose in step 7 and the default
port, 6667, are acceptable. If you don't use the
Advanced button, the port for the chat community is set to
To set the port for the chat community, click
To edit the settings for the community's IP address, click
Note To add an additional IP
address for the community, click Add.
In Edit Identity, in TCP port, type a port
Note The TCP port
setting box accepts any port number from 1 to 65535. Microsoft Chat
2.5 supports ports numbered from 6000 to 7000. Other chat clients
support other port numbers.
In Advanced, verify that the IP address and
TCP port you configured for the community are listed, and
then click OK.
On the Chat Community tab, in Maximum total
connections type the number of allowable client connections for
the chat community on this server.
Note The number allowed in
Maximum total connections ranges from 0 to 99,999.
You can also set Maximum total connections for a chat
community on the community's General tab. If the Maximum
total connections value set on the Chat Community tab
differs from the Maximum total connections value set on the
General tab, the lesser value is used.