The Group Chat Server Configuration Tool lists the active domain where Group Chat Server is installed, along with the computer name where the services are installed. It also provides the following information for any server or service installed locally on the computer:
Status: Identifies whether each server or service is running
Note: Status information is also available in the Services console snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC). For details about how to view status, see Monitoring, Starting, or Stopping Services.
Run As: Shows the user name of the account you have
specified to run this service.
Path: Identifies the location of the server or service.
Start/Stop: Adjacent to each server or service name (except
the Web service, which this tool cannot start or stop) is a link
that you can use to change the status of the server service. For
details about how to stop and start servers or services, see
Services Snap-in Console with Group Chat Servers.
Change: To change credentials for a server or service, click
Changenext to the server or service name. The
Change Credentialsdialog box appears. For details, see
Chat Service Credentials.
To view Group Chat Server status and configuration information
Open the Group Chat Server Configuration Tool.
If you make changes in this tool, click Refreshto update the status of any services running on the computer where the Group Chat Server Configuration Tool is run. For example, if the Services snap-in console is used to stop the Channel service, it does not show as stopped until the information is refreshed.