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Creating groups within Teams

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Hello,

    There has to be a way to allow my users to create Groups within Teams and restrict them from creating O365 groups within Outlook, right? I really dont want users to be creating groups left and right.

 

Thank you, any assistance is appreciated! 

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Best Response confirmed by ThereseSolimeno (Microsoft)
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Not really! You have to restrict group creation overall. Depending on the workloads you can create workflows for creating them according to your governance model
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Darn! Well I think the main thing is to keep the GAL as "clean" as possible. Any chance to be able to hide 0365 groups created within Outlook by default?
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@ChonWayne 

I don't know about default, but there is a setting (coincidentally I answered the converse question about this topic recently).  From https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/teams/new-team?view=teams-ps#parameters:

 

"If you want these groups to appear in Outlook clients, you can use the Set-UnifiedGroup (https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/set-unifiedgroup) cmdlet in the Exchange Powershell Module to disable the switch parameter `HiddenFromExchangeClientsEnabled` (-HiddenFromExchangeClientsEnabled:$false)."

 

Use the Set-UnifiedGroup -HiddenFromExchangeClientsEnabled:$true parameter on the specific group to hide the group from showing in any mail client.