Block External Users on Microsoft Teams

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Hi Team,

 

In my scenarios we have few kiosk users and on those users I don't want to allow chat,call etc. with external users. Can I create one more Org-Wide-settings policy or how I can block chat option with external users.

 

Thanks in Advance.

 

 

3 Replies

Hi,

 

External access (federation) is controlled for the whole Teams tenant, so it is not possible to control per user. 

 

There is an uservoice request for this, vote for that.

https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/37326880-add-ability-to-allow-...

Hi @Azure_Webinor 

 

In case you want you disable the External Communications for Specific Users. Currently this is not possible we can either disable the external communications on the Tenant Level only.  

 

Even using the Messaging Policy you cannot restrict the user from making external communications. 

 

Here is the Reference Link to the Same

 

Microsoft Teams External Federation Settings

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/manage-external-access

 

With Regards,

Satish U

You can use Grant-CsExternalAccessPolicy -PolicyName NoFederationAndPIC against as specific user to block all Federation and PIC access for that user. It's not exposed in the TAC, the only way to administer is via PS and per user.