How to find publicly shared files in G Suite with GAT

You may find that on your domain a large number of the User’s Google Docs are public. There is a possibility that not all of these public shares were intentional.

With GAT, an Admin can remove Public access in two different ways. The Admin can select the ‘Everyone’, ‘Everyone with Link’ or ‘Published’ flag from the drive audit table and clicking on this flag, select the remove link options available. Method 1.

However that may also revoke access to documents made public intentionally. Therefore to address the problem we should a) alert users to their current situation and b) implement a plan of on-going monitoring and alerting and scheduled removal if necessary. Method 2.

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