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BeginBrowseChatRoomsByCriteria Method

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Browse a list of chat rooms based on a specified search criteria. The search will be performed against the chat room names, and optionally the topics and descriptions.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Rtc.Collaboration.GroupChat
Assembly:  Microsoft.Rtc.Collaboration.GroupChat (in Microsoft.Rtc.Collaboration.GroupChat.dll)

public IAsyncResult BeginBrowseChatRoomsByCriteria(
	string criteria,
	bool searchDescription,
	AsyncCallback userCallback,
	Object state


Type: System.String
The search criteria.
Type: System.Boolean
if set to true the search will also match against the topic and description of the chat rooms.
Type: System.AsyncCallback
The method to be invoked when this asynchronous operation completes.
Type: System.Object
An object to be passed back to the callback.

Return Value

Type: System.IAsyncResult
An IAsyncResult that references this operation.


Thrown when the GroupChatEndpoint is not established.


Thrown when the chat server connection is not in a valid state to send the command.


Thrown when the GroupChatEndpoint encounters an error communicating with the group chat server.

This request will be processed asynchronously. See EndBrowseChatRoomsByCriteria(IAsyncResult) to complete this asynchronous operation.