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Protecting your Video meetings in the app desktop and web

Last updated on February 14, 2022

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When you schedule your meeting, you will have the option to configure specific video meeting security options to protect your meeting from those who try to join without an invite.

Accessing Video meeting security options

  1. Navigate to Settings via the left-hand navigation bar.
  2. Select the Video tab from the left pane.
  3. Click Edit at far right of Personal Meeting ID.
Click edit on pmid
  1. Under Meeting settings and Security, configure your preferred security options.

Video meeting security options

The following options allow you to protect your meeting:
  • Use Personal Meeting ID for instant meetings: Modify your Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for others to use to join the meeting instead of the default meeting ID when starting an instant meeting.
  • Require password: Require a password to enter the meeting.
  • Set password: Edit your default password. See the list below for password policy:
    • The password must be at least 1 to 10 characters long.
    • It must contain characters from the following categories: uppercase characters (A-Z), lowercase characters (a-z), digits (1-9).
    • Please note that participants who join the meeting by clicking the invitation link can automatically join without the meeting password. However, participants who join the meeting via the meeting ID will be asked to enter a password.
  • Participants can only join after host: Once enabled, participants need to wait for the meeting host before they can join the meeting.
  • Enable waiting room: Create a waiting room that participants will stay in until the host admits them. The host can set the waiting room to one of the following: Everyone, Anyone outside my company, or Anyone not signed in.
  • Advanced settings: Click the arrow to expand the following advanced settings:
    • Only authenticated users can join: Allow only authenticated users to join your meeting. Options include Off, Signed in co-workers, and Signed in users.
    • Turn off camera for participants: Turn off the camera for participants when they enter the meeting. Keep in mind that they can still turn their camera on at any point during the meeting.
    • Mute audio for participants: Mute participants when they enter the meeting. Keep in mind that participants can still unmute their audio at any point during the meeting.
    • Only host & moderators can share screen: Allow only you (the host) and moderators to share screen in a meeting.
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