When a user leaves an organization, administrators can immediately delete a user’s account or suspend it for a certain period of time before deleting the account. If the account is deleted or suspended without taking steps to manage calendar events, this can leave behind orphaned Google Calendar events. Orphaned events are difficult to manage, because:
- Changed or deleted orphaned events may not update for all users.
- Orphaned events may hold resources that should otherwise be available for booking.
Orphaned events from deleted users
Orphaned events from suspended users
Prevent orphaned events
As an administrator, you can prevent orphaned events in the following ways: