Stopping notifications when contacts are added to the buddy list

This question had me puzzled for a while.  How to turn off notifications, so that you’re not alerted everytime a user adds me to their buddy list…

Easy.  Go to options – permissions and change the “all other contacts” to Allow.

But how would you do this server side?

You would use WMI classes to create a domain ALLOW ACE for your domain and add it to all users allow/block list.  Here’s the MSDN article that explains everything

Getting some interesting questions at this roadshow event…