On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click
Navigate to the
Channels folder in the chat community where you want to hold
Right-click the Channels folder, click New, and
then click Channel.
On the channel's General tab, type the name of the
channel in the Name box. Be sure to precede the channel name
with a valid channel prefix (#, &, %#, or %&).
On the channel's Access tab, type a password in
Host. Each speaker must use the Host password to join
Type the Number of users allowed in channel. This number
should be the total number of speakers and chat users that you
expect to participate.
On the channel's Modes tab, choose one of the following
speaking restrictions for the event participants:
Moderated. A chat user joining a moderated channel
cannot post messages to the channel but can see messages posted by
the speakers. However, a channel
host can use the following command to grant speaking
permission to a specific user:
Because interaction between the speakers and attendees is
possible, moderated channels are often used for smaller chat
Auditorium. Because of the number of attendees in this
type of channel for large chat event, a chat user joining an
auditorium channel cannot post messages to the channel but can see
messages posted by the speakers. Speakers, however, can see and
send messages to any event participant on the channel. Only the
speakers, as channel hosts, are notified when event
participants join or leave an auditorium channel.