When you use GSuite for a business, you're going to need administrators, specifically Super Admins. Super administrators cover everything within the parameters of your administrator system within GSuite, however it is important to understand that having too many can be a hassle. There are other administrative roles set for some of your users, some premade by Google, and there are custom roles that can be created to fit the needs of your organization. We at Coolhead Tech are here to elaborate upon the many privileges that other administrative roles can use.
These roles will be explained as to what they do, but here's just a general list of what will be covered in this article:
Admins with privileges over Organization units may manage your business' account structure, such as the ability to modify organizations, view your organization list, add, move and/or delete organizations. Do note that assigning this role to a user also assigns corresponding Admin API rights.
The Users privilege allows administrators perform actions over users who aren't admins. This privileges boasts a wide amount of options that are available to admins such as:
The Groups privilege allows an admin full control over any Google Group(s) within your Admin console. This privilege allows an admin to:
The Domain settings privilege allows admins to perform various account wide activities such as:
With the Reports privilege, your admins and review usage reports and audit logs, view graphs depicted with service use, track user activities such as document edits and track changes made by other administrators.
Admins with privileges over user security management have the ability to manage security settings for individual users. Their actions are as follows:
With the Security Settings privilege, admins can manage general security settings that apply to all users.
The Support privilege grants access to information for contacting Google work for Apps support. The Services privilege gives full control over services and devices within your business' account. They can take the following actions:
There are device specific admin privileges such as Email, Drive, Chrome, Mobile and Chromebox for meetings.
Admins with privileges to Setup networks can build a VPN, Wi-Fi, and set up Ethernet for mobile, Google Chrome, and Chromebox for meetings devices.
The Admin API allows GSuite Admin API for administrators to perform actions on Google Groups, organization units, User accounts and user security settings.
GSuite can become really specific with roles, as you have learned. Remember to not make everyone a Super Admin! By understand this privileges, you can appropriately assign roles to your users!
If you have any concerns or need advice for anything GSuite related, please visit our blog at Coolhead Tech! We're always happy to provide professional assistance and information on topics such as these!