Can "send messages" last longer than 60 seconds?

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  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    In terminal services manager on server 2000, when you go to right click on a
    logged in user and hit "Send Message", is there any reg hack or setting that
    I can configure to keep the message from dissappearing from the sendee's view
    after 60 seconds?
     
    Guest, Jul 27, 2005
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  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Through TSAdmin, I'm not aware of any setting. BUT!

    There are a few different ways of doing this.

    1) Easy. From a command line use MSG. There is a /w switch that
    indefinitely displays the message to the target user.

    2) Risky. Use NET SEND from a command line.

    3) Geeky. The API call to send a TS specific message does have a timeout
    property. I had the exact opposite problem you are experiencing in some code
    I put together. The API call is TSSendMessage and is documented at this link:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/d...ry/en-us/termserv/termserv/wtssendmessage.asp

    Cheers,

    Jeff



    "richatct" wrote:

    > In terminal services manager on server 2000, when you go to right click on a
    > logged in user and hit "Send Message", is there any reg hack or setting that
    > I can configure to keep the message from dissappearing from the sendee's view
    > after 60 seconds?
     
    Guest, Jul 29, 2005
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  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    *Sigh* , I'm looking to do this in a gui format, so I'm looking at your 3rd
    option - but unfortunately I dont speak or write code - so I wont be able to
    edit the default time out - so thank you anyways for the good information.

    -Rich


    "Jeff Nall" wrote:

    > Through TSAdmin, I'm not aware of any setting. BUT!
    >
    > There are a few different ways of doing this.
    >
    > 1) Easy. From a command line use MSG. There is a /w switch that
    > indefinitely displays the message to the target user.
    >
    > 2) Risky. Use NET SEND from a command line.
    >
    > 3) Geeky. The API call to send a TS specific message does have a timeout
    > property. I had the exact opposite problem you are experiencing in some code
    > I put together. The API call is TSSendMessage and is documented at this link:
    >
    > http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/d...ry/en-us/termserv/termserv/wtssendmessage.asp
    >
    > Cheers,
    >
    > Jeff
    >
    >
    >
    > "richatct" wrote:
    >
    > > In terminal services manager on server 2000, when you go to right click on a
    > > logged in user and hit "Send Message", is there any reg hack or setting that
    > > I can configure to keep the message from dissappearing from the sendee's view
    > > after 60 seconds?
     
    Guest, Jul 29, 2005
    #3
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