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UW-Madison G Suite - Known Issues

The following document outlines known issues with UW-Madison G Suite.







Account Activation / NetID changes

Login

Sharing

  • If you attempt to access a file that is shared with your UW-Madison G Suite account or "People at UW-Madison G Suite" while you are logged in with a personal G Suite account, you will receive an error. To avoid this issue, make sure to log out of your personal G Suite account(s) before trying to access a file shared with your UW-Madison G Suite account.
  • It is not possible to grant "Is owner" permissions to an account outside of UW-Madison G Suite. If you attempt to hit "Save" after selecting this option, you will receive the following error: "Error Sorry, cannot transfer ownership to jenny.rado@gmail.com. Ownership can only be transferred to another user in the same domain as the current owner."
  • When granting "Can edit" permissions to a Google Site, the " UW-Madison G Suite" and "People at UW-Madison G Suite with a link" options only work if the individual you are sharing with is in the same domain. For example, if you are logged in with bbadger@wisc.edu, you would be unable to gran "Can edit" permissions to bbadger@doit.wisc.edu

G Suite Groups

  • It is possible to create a G Suite Group while logged in with UW-Madison G Suite Groups that is not covered by the G Suite for Education terms of service by going to http://groups.google.com. This will create a group in @googlegroups.com. Groups in @googlegroups.com are covered by G Suite's commercial terms of service. To create a G Suite Group that is covered by the G Suite for Education terms of service, create the G Suite Group via the Wisc Account Administration site. Groups covered by G Suite for Education terms of service will end in @g-groups.wisc.edu.

Shared Drives

New Google Sites

  • Users cannot create intranet sites using new Google Sites.

Mobile Devices

Domain Administration

ChromeOS/Chromebook compatibility with WiscVPN

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Keywords:university of wisconsin madison G Suite accounts known issues problems bugs applications education chromeos chromebook vpn wiscvpn activate missing services could not find google account internal server error 500   Doc ID:45054
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2014-11-17 16:45 CDTUpdated:2021-02-08 15:22 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Google Apps, Wisc Account Admin
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