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MC445744: Teams admin center: View users and groups assigned to a policy

The Microsoft Teams admin center provides an ability to admins to view the list of users and groups that are assigned to a policy. This capability will help admins to better manage policies and get an understanding of which policies are in use and are assigned to whom all.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 97253.

Admins can view the list of assigned users and groups for a policy.

MC445744: Teams admin center: View users and groups assigned to a policy

When this will happen

This feature shall be available in Oct 2022 for all Microsoft Teams licensees.

Standard Release: We will begin rolling out mid-October 2022 and expect to complete by late October 2022.

How this will affect your organization

Now admins can see two columns – 1) Assigned to users, 2) Assigned to groups on various policy pages such as Meeting policies, Messaging policies, etc. As the name suggests, “Assigned to users” is for the users that are assigned via direct assignment and “Assigned to groups” is for user groups that are assigned via group policy assignment, to a particular policy. Both columns will have a clickable link to view, which will take you to the Users > Manage users page to view directly assigned users, and corresponding Group policy assignment page to view groups that are assigned to a policy via group assignment.

What you need to do to prepare

Review how the policy assignment for users and groups works. You can then go to any policy such as Meeting policies and review various custom policies that are applied to users via direct assignment and to groups via group policy assignment. After clicking on the view link, you can review the list of users and group and then verify the correctness if those are correctly assigned.

If a policy has no assignments, then clicking on view link will fetch zero results. Such custom policies can be deleted as per the need of the organization.

Message ID: MC445744
Published: 2022-10-13
Updated: 2022-10-13
Cloud instance(s): GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD
Platform(s): Mac, US Instances, Windows Desktop, World tenant

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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