On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then
click Active Directory Users and Computers.
In the console tree, select the Windows 2000 domain that
contains the Instant Messaging users you want.
On the Action menu, click Find.
On Find Users, Contacts, and Groups, from the
Find drop-down list, select Users, Contacts, and
Groups, and then in the In drop-down list, select the
domain you want to search. To search Active Directory, select
On the Advanced tab, click Field, click
User, and then click one of the following:
Instant Messaging URL
Instant Messaging Home Server URL
Instant Messaging Address (if present)
In Condition, select one of the following prerequisites
in the drop-down list:
In Value, type the appropriate criterion.
For example, if your selection in Condition is Ends
with, in Value, you might type
Tip Your entries might be
similar to these suggestions:
To find all users enabled for Instant Messaging, select
Instant Messaging URL and the condition Present.
To find all users homed on a given server, select Instant
Messaging Home Server URL, the condition Starts with,
and type the value "http://servername." For example, if your server
is called GlobalHQ, type the value "http://GlobalHQ."
To find all users in an Instant Messaging domain, select
Instant Messaging URL, the condition Starts with, and
type the value "http://Instant_Messaging_Domain_Name." For example,
to find all users in the Instant Messaging domain
"im.microsoft.com," the value entry would be
After you have typed the appropriate criteria in Field,
Condition, and Value, click Add.
When your search criteria appear in the lower window, click
The search results, sorted by Name, Alias, and
Internet E-Mail Address, appear in a new window at the
bottom of the screen.
Note If the search yields no
matches, the message, No items match the current search