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Create a persistent chat category

Categories determine which users can create or join group discussions. Users can be members of multiple categories.
  • Verify that persistent chat is enabled in your
    Skype for Business
    2015 environment. For instructions, see your
    Skype for Business
  • Make sure that you have permissions to create categories on the
    Skype for Business
    2015 server.
  1. For instructions on creating persistent chat categories, visit the
    Technet Library
    and view Manage categories in Persistent Chat Server in
    Skype for Business
    Server 2015
  2. Make sure to select the following category permissions:
    • Enable invitations
    • Enable File upload
    • Enable Chat history
  3. In the
    section, complete the following membership information:
    • Allowed members
      : Add all users and user groups that users might want to add as managers and members in a group discussion.
    • Creators
      : Add all users to allow users to create group discussions.