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GAT allows admin to view and audit every Drive file in a domain.

Admins can take action on the Files.

  • Add – Sharing permissions
  • Remove – Sharing permissions
  • Replace – Sharing permissions
  • Change – ownership of internal files
  • Copy – internal or external owned files

An Admin can remove all Google Drive internal Shares from specific files in bulk.

To remove all internal permissions in bulk or only specific users you need to run the Remove permission operation.

Find the files

In GAT+ click on Drive audit.

Apply filter and search for the files you want to remove specific Internal users or all Internal users in bulk.

  • Find all files: Open to specific internal user(s)
  • Search for: Sharing flags contains specific internal user(s)

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When the result is displayed:

  • Select the files you want to “edit”
  • Click on the checkmark beside the File

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Request action

Click on File operation → Remove permissions → Internal tab and options will be displayed.

  • Remove All Internal Shares 

    • Remove All Internal Shares from the selected Files

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  • Remove Only the following Internal Shares

    • Enter the email of the specific user you want to remove share to:
      • Only Shared X days ago – Enter day since the file was Shared
        • Example: If a File was shared 20 days ago – all Shares that linger than 20 days will be affected.

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When ready with the section and options, click on Send request 

  • Remove Group Members

    • Enter the email of groups from which members will be included in the Share remove. The Group email members will be removed

Note: If you want to remove specific group emails, please refer to Remove Only the following Internal Shares (above) option and type group emails there.

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When ready with the section and options, click on Send request 

Note: This action will NOT require approval by Security Officer.

Result

As a result, from the actions above the Internal Shares will be removed

  • All internal users in bulk
  • One or multiple  internal users removed
  • Members of Google Group removed

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You can check the Admin log for more information regarding the Removal permissions

The actions set above can be run thru Scheduled reports

 

If you would like to run a trial of our products please install GAT+ from the Google Workspace Marketplace and contact us at support@gatlabs.com with any questions you may have.

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