Inviting outside of the UM System Zoom users to your meeting

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Want to keep your Zoom meeting very secure but still invite a guest from outside the university? 

  1. Schedule your meeting using your normal process and enable the authenticated users only setting. 
  2. Then, from umsystem.zoom.us, click on the meeting.
  3. Click Edit
  4. Click the Add button next to Authentication Exception (See Fig. 1).

    Figure 1: Zoom Authentication Settings.
  5. Enter the user’s full name and email address. The user must have a licensed Zoom account, and the email you enter must exactly match the email on the user’s Zoom account (See Fig. 2) . 
  6. Click Save (See Fig. 2).
    Figure 2: Authentication Exception settings.
  7. The user will get an email with a special invitation to your Zoom meeting.
  8. Review confirmation screen to ensure the guest has been added correctly (See Fig. 3.

    Figure 3: Confirmation of completed Authentication Exception.

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