As an administrator, you can control who can add users and groups to Currents communities directly (without sending an invitation). To use this function, the user must be in the domain or organization that has Group for business turned on. You can allow all community owners and moderators to add users directly. Or, you can use the batch-add privilege to allow only specific admins to add users or groups directly.
To add or be added, the user must be in the domain or organization that has Currents and Groups for Business turned on. You don't have to be a member of the group to add it to the community. For more information on adding Google Groups to communities, see Moderate a Community: Details about groups.
Allow all owners or moderators to add users directly
From the Admin console Home page, go to AppsGoogle WorkspaceCurrents.
- Click Advanced settings.
- Under Advanced settings, click Adding users directly.
- On the left, select an organizational unit or group. Otherwise, the setting applies to everyone.
- Check the allow box.
- Click Save. If you made changes to an organizational unit or group, you may have the option to Inherit/Override an organization or Unset a group.
Allow only admins with batch-add privilege to add users directly
You can create a custom admin role with the batch-add privilege. Then, apply that role to specific owners or moderators so they can batch-add users to communities.