Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-24
To modify the settings for the Microsoft Lync 2010 Group Chat Web service, in Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Configuration tool, click the File Repository Servers tab in the System Wide view.
This tab contains the following settings:
- Settings Used by Clients Displays the URL that is used
by clients for file transfers to and from the Web service. It is
always displayed as an HTTP address. The URL should specify the
host name of the computer where the Web service is installed.
In multi-server deployments where more than one computer running Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat is deployed to the pool, the most recently installed computer running Lync Server 2010, Group Chat acts as the Web service for the pool. You can change which server is currently hosting the Web service, but after making the change, all servers in the pool must be restarted.
- Settings Used by All Web Service Instances Displays the
root directory used to store files that are uploaded to any
instance of the Web service. If only one instance of the Group Chat
Server is installed in the pool, you can use a local path such as
C:\File Repository. If multiple instances of the Group Chat Server
are installed, you must specify a shared network path, such as:
\\server\share name\subfolder. To change the location of the root
directory, click Browse, and then move to the new
To modify settings for the Web service
Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Lync Server 2010 Group Chat.
Open the Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Configuration tool.
On the File menu, click Configure Server Settings.
On the left side of the console tree, click System Wide, and then click the File Repository Servers tab.
Do any of the following:
- In Settings Used by Clients, type the URL that clients
will use for file transfers.
- In Settings Used by All Web Service Instances, click
Browse, and then browse to the root directory used to store
- In Settings Used by Clients, type the URL that clients will use for file transfers.