Topic Last Modified: 2011-01-26

In an auditorium chat room, only users who have been granted the role of Presenter can post messages. All other members can only read messages. Presenters of an auditorium chat room must be members of the chat room. For details about auditorium chat rooms, see Creating Chat Rooms in the Operations documentation.

Even though chat room administrators and chat room managers can manage chat room settings, they cannot post in an auditorium chat room unless they are Presenters.

To specify who can post in an auditorium chat room

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Lync Server 2010, and then click Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat Admin Tool.

  2. In the Chat Rooms list, click the auditorium chat room, and then click the Presenters tab.

  3. Click Add, and then do the following:

    • In Search For, type a name or part of a name to search for, and then click Search.

      Because the Presenters list of an auditorium chat room is a subset of its membership list, only names already in the chat room’s membership list will appear in the search results.

    • In the list of names that match your query, click one or more names, and then click Add.

      In the Presenters list, Added appears next to the new user or group’s name.

    • When you are finished adding names from the list, click Close.

  4. (Optional) To remove a user or group from the Presenters list, on the Presenters tab, click the name in the list, and then click Remove.

    In the Presenters list, Removed appears next to that user or group’s name.

  5. When you are finished making changes to the Presenters list, click Apply.