Monitor the health of your classic Hangouts settings

Security health page

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

From the security health page, you can monitor the configuration of the classic Hangouts out of domain warning setting.

Classic Hangouts out of domain warning

By enabling this setting, you provide a warning to users when they’re sending messages to users of an external domain.

For more details, see the table below.

Setting Classic Hangouts out of domain warning
Status Specifies how many organizational units this setting is disabled for

Recommendation

Enable the classic Hangouts out of domain warning for all of your organizational units. Users will receive a warning when they attempt to chat with other users of an external domain. This reduces the risk of data leaks.

How to enable the classic Hangouts out of domain warning

In the Google Admin console, go to Appsand thenG Suiteand thenHangouts Chatand thenExternal Chat Settingsand thenWarn usersand thenOnand thenSave.

Effect on your users

Users will receive a popup warning message in the classic Hangouts window when chatting with other users of an external domain.

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