You’ll see four menu options: Category, Add-In, Persistent Chat Policy, and Persistent Chat Configuration.
I like the Control Panel myself, but if you prefer the Management Shell, this is the command you’ll use: Set-Cs Persistent Chat Room [This configures the settings for an existing room, and lets you assign users or groups to the room.] In the Skype for Business Control Panel, click Persistent Chat. A quick OK, and he shows up in the Allowed Members list. You’ll have to add individual users to the Allowed Members list (like we do), or use an OU.
To change the room name later, the new name will be displayed for all the room’s members and followers going forward.
It’s a good idea, although, to find an appropriate name to start with and then stick with it.
Persistent chat rooms are where you can communicate and collaborate with a group of people who have a common area of interest.
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Each user can also customize the notification alerts for any rooms whose activity of special interest.
Learn more about why and how to use persistent chat.
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Otherwise, depending on the corresponding setting of the Parent room category your room is identified with, notifications will or will not show up in each member’s New list (just like a contact notification) on the Chat rooms view of the Skype for Business main window.
Check out this knowledge base article I found in the Texas Woman's University knowledge base. ID=26097 Persistent Chat in Skype for Business Persistent chat lets you create topic-based discussion rooms that persist over time.
My manager asked me to add a new user to one of our Persistent Chat rooms. Under Persistent Chat Policy, we have a Global policy and a Pool policy. Which means new users should have Persistent Chat access.