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Externals / Visitors should be able to be owners of restricted (external) communities

In our company we do have for example externals which provide application support within Connections. That's why it would be great if they could edit forum entries, use @-mentions for community members, ...

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  • Jul 15 2020
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  • Guest commented
    21 Jul, 2020 01:45pm

    In order to provide this thee external owners need access to the directory. This might be a compromise of protected data. At least an extra flag "has access to directory" is needed for such a profile/user.
    Externals should only have access to external communities.

  • Guest commented
    17 Jul, 2020 06:24am

    I don't like the idea. As owners, external parties would have the right to delete the community. And in an environment that does not belong to the external.

    You could give external rights like @Mentions but definitely not owner rights!