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Team Drive

I would like to be able to use BetterCloud to audit Team Drive files (like I can with regular Drive files)
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  • Feb 5 2018
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    Guest commented
    May 31, 2018 17:43

    This is a critical and essential request. You can't only manage half of the file storage in Google and without this feature there is no BetterCloud in our future.

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    Guest commented
    June 06, 2018 14:23

    Completely agree. Without this BetterCloud is useless.

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    Guest commented
    September 26, 2018 18:28

    It would also be nice if there was a way to setup ACL like controls on folders, but I realize this is completely up to google to implement. There just isn't that much granular control over these things.

    Though, it would be extremely helpful to be able to set up a workflow or policy so that when a member is removed from a team drive, it would notify the other Owners of the team drive or Admins, of the change to make sure it was a planned edit. It's a pain that users have to have manage member access to delete files...

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    Guest commented
    October 29, 2018 17:06

    I agree this is an essential feature and it's the direction Google is going/pushing users to store files so without that support we are working blind.

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    Guest commented
    November 07, 2018 15:36

    also agree, this need action asap, main reason why we use bettercloud.

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    Guest commented
    November 27, 2018 16:38

    For us to use this as a secure file share in the future we must have the ability to obtain reports just like we can with Google Drive.  We need to be able to see if anyone is sharing any Team Drive documents outside our domain.  We also need to be able to obtain a quick list of the Team Drive names to avoid duplications and also monitor them.  

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    Guest commented
    December 11, 2018 11:08

    Is there any progress taking place in this direction. We have a critical need with the growth of Team Drives for the ability to monitor, audit and take action with Team Drives.

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    Peter Bilali commented
    December 11, 2018 13:10

    Hi Dave,

    We're actively investigating how we want to solve the team drive use case going forward (Google's APIs for this have made it a little bit of a challenge in the past). Nkem (who I think you've spoken with in the past) is the PM for this area, and he's going to reach out to soon to set some time up to talk through your team drive use cases.


    -Peter

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    Guest commented
    December 11, 2018 19:11

    Hi,

    I would be happy to talk about this issue. Please feel welcome to call any
    time.

    Michael Swartz
    Network Administrator
    Santa Clara University
    Tel: (408) 554-5784
    FAX: (408) 554-5400
    mswartz@scu.edu

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    Guest commented
    December 12, 2018 21:41

    Yes,  all of the above.  It would be great to set a Policy on specific Team Drives that prevent sharing externally for example. or prevent sharing with a different subdomain.   

    Visibility in the Drive Audit would be a great start.

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    Guest commented
    December 18, 2018 12:11

    Hi Peter,

    Great to hear that it's moving forward. We rely on Team Drives heavily and are migrating all our Drive files there.

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    Guest commented
    05 Feb 22:47

    This is critical!!!!

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    Guest commented
    01 Apr 18:39

    Jumping on this idea to help me deal with the challenge of moving and transferring docs for people who have since left but their content is still used.

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