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Hi there,

When looking for the Team's configiurations from \AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Teams\settings.json I could found the following sections:

- baseSettings
- initializedSettings
- preauthSettings
- settings
- settingsOverride

 

Is there any explanations what are these sections means and how to configure them?

 

Example way to read these:

(Get-Content -Path $env:userprofile\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Teams\settings.json | ConvertFrom-Json).settings

 

The other configuration file we have is "desktop-config.json". By some reasons when the new version of Teams is received that file is always overwritten. Has anybody solved that issue?

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@Petri X  AFAIK there no official documention about these files, and not much about it elsewhere either..

 

There are a few blog posts and articles mentioning these and using some of these doing modifications for mass deployment scenarios etc..

 

For example from @Linus Cansby :

 

https://www.lync.se/2018/04/stop-microsoft-teams-auto-start/

 

Adam

Have you @adam deltinger ever though how this could be like this today? We do have a peace of software which has been distributed to world wide, and administrators controling the workstations have no idea about the configurations.

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There’s been many things lacking and there still are administratively wise! Microsoft has been releasing more and better ways along the way and I believe this will also happen with the roll out options as well
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