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RemoveImContactFromGroup operation

Exchange Server 2013

Find information about the RemoveImContactFromGroup EWS operation.

Last modified: December 14, 2012

Applies to: Exchange Online | Exchange Server 2013 | Office 365

In this article
Using the RemoveImContactFromGroup operation
RemoveImContactFromGroup operation request example
Successful RemoveImContactFromGroup operation response
RemoveImContactFromGroup operation ErrorInvalidImContactId error response
Additional resources

The RemoveImContactFromGroup operation removes a single IM contact from an IM group.

This operation was introduced in Exchange Server 2013.

The RemoveImContactFromGroup operation takes two arguments: a contact item identifier, and the corresponding instant messaging (IM) group from which the contact is removed.

RemoveImContactFromGroup operation SOAP headers

The RemoveImContactFromGroup operation can use the SOAP headers that are listed in the following table.

Header name

Element

Description

Impersonation

ExchangeImpersonation

Identifies the user whom the client application is impersonating. This header is applicable to a request.

MailboxCulture

MailboxCulture

Identifies the culture, as defined in RFC 3066, "Tags for the Identification of Languages", to be used to access the mailbox. This header is applicable to a request.

RequestVersion

RequestServerVersion

Identifies the schema version for the operation request. This header is applicable to a request.

ServerVersion

ServerVersionInfo

Identifies the version of the server that responded to the request. This header is applicable to a response.

The following example of a RemoveImContactFromGroup operation request shows how to remove an IM contact from an IM group.

Note Note

The group and contact identifiers have been shortened to preserve readability.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"
               xmlns:t="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types"
               xmlns:m="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
   <soap:Header>
      <t:RequestServerVersion Version="Exchange2013" />
      <t:MailboxCulture>en-US</t:MailboxCulture>
   </soap:Header>
   <soap:Body >
      <m:RemoveImContactFromGroup>
         <m:ContactId Id="AAMkAGQ1MjJjMTBkLTcAAAAvcAAA="
                      ChangeKey="EQAAABYAAABtF8oI7iVOQ"/>
         <m:GroupId Id="AAMkAGQ1MjJjMTBkbWAAAAAAQKAAA="
                    ChangeKey="EgAAAA=="/>
      </m:RemoveImContactFromGroup>
   </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

The request SOAP body contains the following elements:

The following example shows a successful response to a RemoveImContactFromGroup operation request.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
   <s:Header>
      <h:ServerVersionInfo MajorVersion="15" 
                           MinorVersion="0" 
                           MajorBuildNumber="349" 
                           MinorBuildNumber="0" 
                           Version="Exchange2013" 
                           xmlns:h="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types" 
                           xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types" 
                           xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" 
                           xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"/>
   </s:Header>
   <s:Body xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
           xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
      <RemoveImContactFromGroupResponse ResponseClass="Success" 
                                        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
         <ResponseCode>NoError</ResponseCode>
      </RemoveImContactFromGroupResponse>
   </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

The response SOAP body contains the following elements:

The following example shows an error response to a RemoveImContactFromGroup operation request. The following error response occurs when an attempt is made to remove a contact item that does not exist in the IM group.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
   <s:Header>
      <h:ServerVersionInfo MajorVersion="15" 
                           MinorVersion="0" 
                           MajorBuildNumber="349" 
                           MinorBuildNumber="0" 
                           Version="Exchange2013" 
                           xmlns:h="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types" 
                           xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types" 
                           xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" 
                           xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"/>
   </s:Header>
   <s:Body xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
           xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
      <RemoveImContactFromGroupResponse ResponseClass="Error" 
                                        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
         <MessageText>The specified Im Contact Id is invalid.</MessageText>
         <ResponseCode>ErrorInvalidImContactId</ResponseCode>
         <DescriptiveLinkKey>0</DescriptiveLinkKey>
      </RemoveImContactFromGroupResponse>
   </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

The response SOAP body contains the following elements:

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