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Reusing Teams Meeting URL/permanent "meeting room"

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Once I "Meet Now" in teams, I can obtain the URL link to that meeting and save it. Then, even after I leave the meeting and close teams, the link is still good. That is, later I or someone else can click on that URL and it opens the meeting back up, in the same day, anyway.

 

The question: how do I determine if this ability to reuse a generated URL link a feature of teams that is likely to remain available, as opposed to a "side effect" of how it works right now that will stop working in a future release? (Also, does anyone know if "meet now" links expire, that is, will no longer work next week or next month?)

 

P.S.: I am aware of the security implications of this but it isn't an issue in this case, but the convenience of a permanent "meeting room"-- that is, a reusable link that the participants have and can bookmark and reuse-- is important.

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best response confirmed by ThereseSolimeno (Microsoft)

That's a big help, thank you! @Vasil Michev 

@Vasil Michev Hello

 

I was testing some really old links from last year - regular link with start/end time and they still work. Has expiration rule changed since this post? Many thanks

From the teams doc referenced by Vasil:

"A meeting URL will never stop working. The expiry only relates to any PSTN dial-in numbers, CVI coordinates, and/or underlying meeting policies and settings."

The meeting itself sortof expires when the meeting concludes. It just happens that each of those meeting IDs is globally unique, forever, and they can be used any time to start a new session under that meeting ID. I'm building an application around this, so I too hope it does not change. I have a backup plan if it does.