Enable automatic Access Reviewsfor guest users in Microsoft Teams

Enable automatic Access Reviewsfor guest users in Microsoft Teams

With the Access Reviews for guest functionality it is possible to automatically review guest users.

This may result in guests having to be approved by the owners of the Teams every week or month or being automatically removed.

If a new Teams and Microsoft 365 group is created, Access Reviewsis enabled for all groups. (B2B guest users)

Via this blog a basic activation of this feature. Super handy to clean up Microsoft Teams automatically!

Activation via the Azure Portal

Browsego to https://portal.azure.com - Press Access Reviews.


Select Teams + Groups (preview)


Select one or more reviewers

Under reviewers, select the desired groups or persons.

Also select the review repetition below.

Group owners are often the most obvious reviewers.


Delete guests when nobody answers

Policy enforcement ensures that your environment remains in perfect order in accordance with rules.

rulesyou can enforce after you have agreed on the consequences.

Example: Remove the guests from teams if nobody answers with this configuration.


Select Create.


An introduction to Access Reviews

Test case of Access review


Approve or reject accesses with access reviews

The group owner is given the option of removing or admitting the guest(s).


A reason can be given.


Which Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Azure licences do you need?

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/nl-nl/azure/active-directory/governance/access-review-#license-requirements

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