Monitor the health of your Calendar settings

Security health page

Supported editions for this feature: Enterprise; Education Standard and Education Plus.  Compare your edition

From the security health page, you can monitor these Calendar settings:

  • Calendar sharing policy
  • Whether Calendar is available for offline use (Enterprise Plus edition only)

Calendar sharing policy

By default, primary calendars are not shared outside of your domain(s). You have the option to change this configuration in your Calendar settings. For more details, see the table below.

Setting Calendar sharing policy
Status

Shows the organizational units where the Calendar sharing policy is not set to Only free/busy information

Recommendation

Restrict external calendar sharing to only show free/busy status. This reduces the risk of data leaks.

How to configure this setting

In the Google Admin console, go to Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenCalendarand thenSharing settings. Under External sharing options for primary calendars, select Only free/busy information (hide event details).

For more details and instructions, see Set calendar sharing options.

Effect on your users

Users will not be able to share information in Calendars with users of an external domain.

Offline access to Calendar

By default, user can use Calendar even when offline. You have the option to change this configuration in your Calendar settings. For more details, see the table below.

Setting Calendar web offline
Status

Shows the organizational units where the Calendar can be used when offline.

Recommendation

Allow users to use calendar on the web when offline.

Note: Not recommended for users on public or shared computers.

How to configure this setting

In the Google Admin console, go to Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenCalendarand thenAdvanced settings. Check Allow using Calendar on the web when offline.

If you uncheck this setting, the offline option is not visible to your users in their Calendar settings. For more details on the user setting, see Use your Google calendar offline.

Effect on your users

Users will be able to access Calendar on their computers even when offline.

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