Hosting Chat Communities

Filter Private Messages

A filter for private messages sent in your chat community will include messages of this type: Privmsg, Whisper, and Notice.

To filter the language used in private messages:

  1. Start System Manager
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. Navigate to the IRCX folder for the server hosting the chat community where you want to filter offensive language.


    1. Server_name
    2. Protocols
    3. IRCX
  3. Right-click IRCX, and then click Properties.
  4. On the IRCX Protocol General tab, choose the chat community in which you want to filter private messages from the list, and then click Properties.
  5. In Properties, click Extensions.
  6. If the Profanity Filter extension does not appear in the Extensions list, click Add.
  7. If the Profanity Filter extension does appear, go to step 9.

  8. In Add Extension, select the Profanity Filter extension from the list in Extension.
  9. Stop, then restart the service.
  10. Select the Profanity Filter extension in Extensions, and then click Properties.
  11. On the Community PFilter Properties General tab, under Select filter for, select the filter you want to apply to Private messages from the drop-down list.

Tip   You can also apply a different filter to private messages from a chat client using the following command: