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Status Under Consideration
Categories 09. Administration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2018

Re-design of Guest Users/Visitor User Model for IBM Connections Cloud Version (SaaS)

Back in 2016 there was a roadmap for a re-design of the whole guest users approach to improve the management of external users in your own cloud tenant that could fulfill requirements such as:

- More control for cloud tenant admins

- Overview of externals (e.g. guest/visitor) who access your cloud tenant

- Possibility to block certain externals/remove access to your cloud tenant

- Gain visibility as to who invited whom, when, and from what company

- Content to be owned by the cloud tenant and not the visitor

- Specify who can create content that can be shared externally

I find several ideas on this platform how to improve some areas (allow externals to follow blog/community, allow files-plugin for externals, mobile access etc.) but I believe a re-design of the whole external features is required. A few requirements can be mitigated with IBM Connections Customized but there are still many things missing.

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  • Guest
    Jun 19, 2019

    It would be great if admins could control restrict e-mail domains for guest invitation. In our case we are getting issues with enterprise user which are invited as guest also enterprise users and then complain regarding restrictions. We are here out of control.