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The root element of a SIP application manifest.



Specifies the URI that uniquely identifies the application to Office Communications Server. The value must be an HTTP URL. The URL is not required to be a public one.


Specifies both the namespace prefix and namespace name to associate with the application.

The namespace prefix is a string value and is separated from the attribute name using a colon. The default value for the namespace prefix is "lc"

The value of the namespace name depends on the version of Office Communications Server on which the application runs. Valid namespace name values are as follows:



Live Communications Server 2003

Office Live Communications Server 2005

Office Communications Server 2007

Child Elements



allowRegistrationBeforeUserServices Element (New)

Specifies whether an application should be allowed to register before the UserServices module.

serverFilter Element (New)

Specifies the role of the server on which the application must run.

proxyByDefault Element (Updated)

Specifies default proxy behavior for the application.

requestFilter Element (New)

Specifies which requests the server passes to the application.

responseFilter Element

Specifies which classes of response that the server passes to the application.

file Element

Specifies a text file that is a data source for use by the MSPL script contained in the message filtering script element (the splScript element).

scriptOnly Element

Indicates that the application is an MSPL script-only application.

splScript Element

Contains the CDATA section that encapsulates the message filtering script.

Parent Element



  • The namespace prefix "lc" in the preceding usage example is the default namespace prefix, but can be replaced with any string value that you assign to your namespace using the xmlns attribute of the applicationManifest Element (Updated) element.