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Manage workspace discovery and access
The idea that people in your company can effortlessly discover and join workspaces connected to your Enterprise organization is a powerful one.
Sound interesting? Make it possible by choosing a
Workspace Access preference.
Find the right level of discovery
Workspace Owners can choose from four options:
OpenOpen workspaces are visible and can be joined by any member of your organization.
By RequestRequests to join will be sent to a channel of your choice, and all members in that channel can grant approval.
Invite OnlyInvite only workspaces are visible to members of your organization. New members must be invited to join (by a Workspace Owner/Admin) or added to the workspace (Org Owner/Admin).
HiddenHidden workspaces are not visible to members of your organization. New members must be invited to join (by a Workspace Owner/Admin) or added to the workspace (Org Owner/Admin).
Set your discoverability preference
From a workspace:
Click your workspace name in the top left to open the menu. Hover over
Administration, then click Settings. Click to expand
Workspace Access. Choose how people can find and join the workspace.
Tip: Make it easier for people in your organization to find the right workspace by adding a helpful description. From , click Settings Change Workspace Info.
Note: Members can visit Discover and join workspaces on your organization for more on accessing workspaces on Slack Enterprise Grid.
Approve a request to join
If members of your organization need to ask for approval prior to joining a workspace, their request is sent to the channel you specified along with your workspace access preference.
Any person in that channel can approve the new request. To approve or deny it, simply click
Add to Workspace or Don't Add to Workspace.
Who can use this feature?
Workspace Owners can access this feature. Available on
Slack for Enterprise.