Hub-a Hub-a! Centralized Management Anyone? Yes!
This new update - MC18789, will allow SharePoint hub permissions to be enabled by hub owners to centralize the management of visitor access to associated sites.
This is an optional feature for both hubs and associated sites which allows for greater viewer access to content and improved discoverability across sites. After enabling a hub to sync to associated sites, hub owners can specify access by individuals, security groups, or M365 groups.
- The new visitor permissions will become activated the next time the viewer accesses the hub.
- Associated site hub owners can disable the sync for sites that need to remain private from the rest of the hub.
Doctor SharePoint is hoping to see this rollout starting in early August 2020 with a completion by September 2020.
Microsoft will not make any automatic changes to hub permissions. This is an optional feature for both hubs and associated sites that must be manually enabled.
- Hub owners choose to enable syncing hub permissions to associated sites.
- Then associated sites choose to sync with hub visitor permissions.