Restrict which users can create sites.

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Is there a way to restrict users from creating sites?  Not including admins, we want a small group of users to be able to create sites but not all users.  It looks like it's an all or nothing setting right now.

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Yes, there are two settings you have to take a look at:
(1) Restrict Microsoft 365 Groups creation by means of an Azure AD Policy. This implies you will need Azure AD Premium P1 for the users that can create Groups https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/admin/create-groups/manage-creation-of-groups?view=o3...
(2) There is a setting at the SPO Admin Center that disables the option of creating sites for regular users in the SPO landing page and also in Hub Sites https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/manage-site-creation
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@Juan Carlos González Martín  Thanks for your response, we will look into those settings.  I also found this and it looks like we can make certain users SharePoint admins. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/sharepoint-admin-role

 

I do not think our IT team is using the individual admins roles available, just relying on global admin.