Permissions on an organization

On an Enterprise Grid org, member permissions exist at both the org and workspace level. In the tables below, you'll find an overview of org-level permissions. Learn more about roles and Slack, and see more about workspace-level permissions.   

Organization policies

Read the tables below to see more of what each role can do!

✷ Only available if an Org Owner/Admin chooses.
✦ Only if an Org Owner/Admin is also a member of the workspace.

  Org Owner Org Admin

Workspace 
Owner

Workspace Admin Member
Set display name guidelines   ✦    ✦    
Set default do not disturb mode  ✓   ✦  ✦   
Set custom message retention  ✓   ✦  ✦
Set custom file retention  ✓         
Set who can post in #general  ✓   ✦  ✦
Create and edit User Groups  ✓   ✦  ✦
Set edit/deletion policy  ✦  ✦  
Set public file sharing policy  ✦  ✦  
Create a shared channel between Enterprise Grid workspaces  ✓   ✦  ✦  ✦ 


Security and access

  Org Owner Org Admin Workspace Owner Workspace Admin Member
Configure single sign-on ✓       
Allow users to change their email address or display name ✓       
Enable mandatory two-factor authentication ✓       


Administrative

  Org Owner Org Admin Workspace Owner Workspace Admin Member
Connect IDP groups to workspaces  ✓       
Manage a member's account status and permissions  ✓       
Change a member's display name or email address      ✦  ✦   
Deactivate a member's account      
Manage domain whitelisting  ✓         
Create a new workspace  ✓   ✓       
Set workspace discovery and access ✓     
Move channels between workspaces  ✷ ✓   ✓   
Manage shared channel creation  ✓  ✓       
Choose name, URL, and icon  ✓      
Enable calls   ✓      
View workspace analytics    ✓  ✦   ✦
Choose custom emoji and loading messages  ✓ ✦   ✦   ✦
Set Slackbot responses policy  ✓  ✦     ✦     
Delete workspace*     ✦     


* Specifically, the Workspace Primary Owner.

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