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2778282 - Disable Directory Search for all users


> How to disable the Directory Search for all users?

> Access Denied Error when navigating to the Directory Search.

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Employee Profile - Directory Search


  1. Navigate to Admin Center > Company System and Logo Settings.

  2. Check the option "Disable directory search for all users". 


  3. Now when any user tries to go to the Directory Search they will see the below message and the search will not be available;


Please Note: Disabling the Directory Search through this option will not have any effect on the People/Action Search


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