The Administrators can change the approval settings for join requests as per their organizational requirements. 


In this article, we will discuss 2 different approval settings for join request which are as follows:


i. Auto-approve join requests


ii. Approval required for join requests


Note: In case of Single Sign-On (SSO), there is a 3rd option of auto approval of join requests of Federate Users. To learn more about SSO, click VIDIZMO Single Sign-On


Steps


Auto-approve join requests:


If you have set your approval settings as Auto-Approve, any user will be granted access as soon as he joins a Channel. Note that, by default; the user role of all new users will be specified as Viewer. However, if User Generated Content (UGC) option is configured for the Channel, the default user role will be Contributor.


1. At Account/Channel homepage, go to Admin >> Settings.



2. At the Settings page, click on the General tab.



3. Under Membership Type, select Public tab option. In Public tab membership option, Auto Approve is set for All Requests by default.



4. Click on Update to save changes.


5. A message will appear stating: Channel details have been updated successfully.



Approval required for join requests:


This walkthrough will allow you to enable an approval mechanism for all join request received by an AdministratorAn Administrator can either approve or reject join requests from Users & Groups tab. The default user role of the approved users will be Viewer. However, if User Generated Content (UGC) option is configured for the channel, the default user role will be Contributor.


1. At Account/Channel homepage, go to Admin >> Settings.



2. At the Settings page, click on the General tab. 



3. Under Membership Type, select Custom tab option. In Custom tab membership option, Auto Approve is set as None. Therefore, all join requests received for the Channel will undergo an approval mechanism.



4. Click on Update to save changes.



5. A message will appear stating: Channel details have been updated successfully.



Permission


Subject: Account


Action: Update


Subject: Channel


Action: Update


Roles


Administrator, Manager