Can we control who can create Yammer groups + Yammer topics

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Valued Contributor

Using the Office 365 admin i created a new yammer group (Internal Group + Public Access), where all users can create posts and replies. but Inside this Yammer's group discussions, non-group members can create new Topics, as follow:-

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so i have the following 3 questions:-

1. How i can view all Yammer's Topics? i thought they will be stored inside the sharepoint term set, but i access the SharePoint term sets could not find any of the yammer's topics.

 

2. Can we prevent non-group members from create Yammer topics? and only allow non-group members to reference existing Topics?

 

3. Finally can we only allow certain users (or group of users) to create new yammer groups? as i do not want any user to create new yammer group and we end up having large number of yammer groups. i need to organize things inside yammer.

 

 

Thanks in advance for any help..

 

3 Replies

@john john Yammer does not share any foundational functionality with SharePoint, apart from the recently shipping feature where files are auto-stored in SharePoint when Yammer's groups are connected to the Office 365 Groups service.

 

You cannot prevent users from creating new topics. You cannot prevent them from creating groups in Yammer, unless you otherwise prevent users from creating Office 365 Groups.

 


@Kevin Crossman wrote:

@john johnYammer does not share any foundational functionality with SharePoint, apart from the recently shipping feature where files are auto-stored in SharePoint when Yammer's groups are connected to the Office 365 Groups service.

 

You cannot prevent users from creating new topics. You cannot prevent them from creating groups in Yammer, unless you otherwise prevent users from creating Office 365 Groups.


@Kevin Crossman   ok thanks for the reply.. but from where i can access the list of all Topics? is this possible? i am using the office 365 admin username

@john john Presently there are no admin controls around Topics.