AJAX Web Chat Server with Active Directory Authentication

Again, as per business requirement, we are looking for some free internal (LAN) chat solution. There are some free LAN chat tools available but most of them are failed to detect multiple VLAN, only working fine in single VLAN.

But we need something which can be implemented on more than 50 branches across India. So we are looking for a free chat server. There are some chat servers available, but none of them support Active Directory (LDAP) authentication.

Suddenly we found a solution, actually it’s not a single solution, it a combine solution of PHPBB3 and AJAX Chat.

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Free Mail Service for your own Domain from Microsoft

Microsoft now offering mail service for any of your domain for free using Windows Live Admin Center

You can use Windows Live Admin Center to create personalized e-mail addresses for your domain name for free, so you don’t have to pay anything for this. Really cool service from Microsoft.

With Windows Live Admin Center, you can:

  1. Use your own custom domain name to send and receive e-mails and instant messages.
  2. Receive 5 gigabytes (GB) of Inbox storage space for each of your accounts with Windows Live Hotmail.
  3. Check your e-mail from any computer that is connected to the Internet.
  4. Control junk e-mail with Microsoft SmartScreen technology (Machine learning technology that uses a probability-based algorithm to determine whether e-mail messages are legitimate or spam.) .
  5. Take advantage of e-mail virus scanning and cleaning services.
  6. Get lots of e-mail accounts for your domain. If you need more accounts, you can apply to receive an unlimited number.
  7. Create a custom web address that links to your Windows Live Space.
  8. Manage your custom domain name using the Admin Center website, or create your own programs with the Windows Live Admin Center software development kit (SDK).
  9. Create an advertisement module on your website so that users can sign up for an e-mail account on your domain. For more information.


Few steps to set up everything easily.

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