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How can I send a message form one user to another user using msg command if both accounts are on same server and are using a client machine?

I know the basic use of msg command.

msg "username" "message you want to send

What parameters should I pass here so that other user can get my message?

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MS doc on the syntax is here.

Your syntax looks fine, but you may need to enter the server or session name.

The msg command uses the domain to contact the user, so as long as they are on your domain with domain credentials it will send to whatever PC they are on.

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Thanks for the documentation, I tried msg [username] /server:[servername] /w [message], but I think we do not have sufficient rights. –  Searock Sep 17 '10 at 8:45
    
@searock - it's possible. Sometimes it is disabled since spyware/adware use it to spoof system messages. –  JNK Sep 17 '10 at 9:46
    
Well then I guess our Admin must has disabled it. Anyways thanks a lot. –  Searock Sep 17 '10 at 12:08
msg /SERVER:<server_name> * /TIME:<time_in_seconds_to display> "<message_text>"

Just edit the text. Dont delete ", * or /. Write them as they are.

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