Block OneDrive Desktop sync by external users but allow working with office apps.

Rahamim Levi 156 Reputation points
2024-06-13T09:17:40.6866667+00:00

Hi everyone,

I am trying to figure out a way to allow guest users to work on files in SharePoint via Office apps but deny them the option to use OneDrive desktop app to sync to local PC.

Any Ideas?

Thanks in advance, Rahamim.

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  1. Miguel Gonçalves | AVANADE 961 Reputation points
    2024-06-13T10:03:39.99+00:00

    Hi Rahamim,

    1. You can disable sync to ondrive https://sharepointmaven.com/how-to-disable-sync-in-sharepoint-and-onedrive/
    2. Office availability https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/limit-sync-for-a-sharepoint-site-e17bf52b-fa5d-41cf-9eb0-d3812542424e
    3. Block access to onedrive https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/limit-access

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