How to set up a Google G Suite domain in my GroupCamp account
This FAQ article explains how to set up your G Suite domain and use Google Apps in your GroupCamp Account using the Admin Panel.
In this article:
- Dissociate my GroupCamp account from my G Suite domain
- Configure the ID of the G Suite Super Admin
- Manage G Suite users
- Authorize G Suite user self-provisioning
- Disable G Suite user self-provisioning
- Google Agenda
- Syncing managed by administrators
- Syncing managed by users
- View colleagues' Google calendars inside GroupCamp
- Google Drive
- Google Contacts
Go in the GroupCamp Admin Panel.
> Click on the G Suite icon.
When your GroupCamp account is associated with your G Suite domain, the G Suite icon will display the following information:
Click on Dissociate to perform this action.
In that case, colleagues:
- google apps are not managed by administrators anymore,
- user calendars are not synced anymore,
- can use their Google credentials like a regular Gmail account (SSO and Google Apps).
This ID is used to access organization units and user data from your G Suite domain. IDs of G Suite users are stored in GroupCamp to allow users to access their Google Apps when they are connected to GroupCamp.
Click on the Update link to change the configured user.
The Directory > G Suite app allows to list and manage G Suite users that are colleagues in GroupCamp. Please consult this FAQ: How to manage G Suite users and their Google Apps.
When enabled, G Suite users from your domain can create their own GoupCamp user:
- By clicking on the GroupCamp app in the Google Apps menu.
- By going on your GroupCamp login page and clicking on the link: Login with a Google Account.
GroupCamp owner and administrators will receive an email when checked.
G Suite users that are not yet GroupCamp users cannot sign in.
When trying to sign into your account, they will have the following message: "This ID (email address) in unknown from GroupCamp." and you will receive an email.
To add G Suite users to your GroupCamp account, you must create them and invite them. This FAQ will help you: How can I easily add users from my G Suite domain.
These settings are default settings. They are used only when creating a new user in GroupCamp. If you want to update and manage existing users, use the Directory > G Suite app.
Allows you to set the synchronization of Google calendars for G Suite users who are GroupCamp users.
When the feature is enabled
The main calendar is synced with GroupCamp tasks, milestones and jobs.
Managed by administrators
Only GroupCamp administrators can manage G Suite users' calendar synchronization.
Not managed by administrators (unchecked)
Users can manage syncing parameters them self.
When the feature is disabled
Google G Suite credentials work as Gmail credentials. Users can manage syncing parameters them self. How to sync tasks, jobs and milestones to Google Calendar.
Please note that you can choose which user is managed and which user is not managed with the Directory > G Suite app.
When colleagues have synced their calendars, you can access their calendars when assigning a task.
Users can browse their Google Drive to share Google files with the GroupCamp Documents app or add them as attachments on GroupCamp items (Tasks, Posts, etc).
To read more about, please consult this FAQ: Project Management with Google Drive.
Enable search and ability to add Google contacts as guests in your GroupCamp acccount.
When Photos are enabled, we download G Suite users' photos when creating new GroupCamp users. Photos can also be re-synced with the Directory > G Suite app.
When your GroupCamp account is not associated with a G Suite domain, the G Suite icon of the Admin panel will display the following information:
G Suite users can use their Google IDs for SSO and use Google Apps in your GroupCamp account as regular Gmail users.
Note: if you are a G Suite Super Admin, you can click on the G Suite by Google Cloud link to install GroupCamp. For more, please read: How do I add GroupCamp from the G Suite Google Apps Marketplace
These features are not available anymore.
Google has disabled this feature. You may use the GroupCamp for Gmail add-on.
Only G Suite users can become GroupCamp users
When this feature is activated, your users are managed in the G Suite admin console (Create, update, delete), the information is then synced with GroupCamp. In the Add colleagues GroupCamp window, adding colleagues manually is therefore disabled (Enter, Import and Google Contacts)
Use G Suite organizations
G Suite organizations are synced and available in GroupCamp. With this feature, your G Suite organizations will become GroupCamp organizations.
In the Organizations App. of the GroupCamp Directory menu:
Only G Suite organizations containing GroupCamp colleagues will be displayed.
Note: If a G Suite organization is deleted in the G suite Admin console, that same organization will not be deleted in GroupCamp.
Note : If you want your organizations modifications in the Google G Suite Admin console to be reflected in your GroupCamp account too, you need to sync users from this organization by going in the Directory Menu, then click on the the G Suite Application.