Need help with setting policies for anonymous attendees

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Hi All,


      We would want to apply the following policies to the anonymous attendees in our MS Teams meeting. 


1) Anonymous attendees should not be able to mute/unmute themselves only the organizer should be able to do it. 

2) Anonymous attendees should not be able to present their screens 

3) Recording option should not be available to the Anonymous attendees. 


Can you guys please help me out in these requirements




2 Replies
best response confirmed by tiklu ganguly (Occasional Contributor)

@tiklu ganguly 


1. Is currently not possible - I would suggest upvoting this on UserVoice

2. You can assign attendees the "Attendee" meeting role, which does not allow them to present.

3. The "Attendee" meeting role does not allow them to record the meeting

More info on the different meeting roles and their abilities can be found here -

@Nick Elniff  thanks a lot for your quick reply. I have used the following powershell script to set the global policy to by default set the external users as attendees


# setting up the session
Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector
$userCredential = Get-Credential
$sfbSession = New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $userCredential
Import-PSSession $sfbSession

# global vars

$policy = Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity $policyName
Write-Host "current policy"
Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -DesignatedPresenterRoleMode EveryoneInCompanyUserOverride -Identity $policyName
$policy = Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity $policyName
Write-Host "Updated policy"
Write-Host "policy update completed"