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Disable private channels and direct Messages



How to disable private and direct Messages from a team in mattermost?


Hi @mohammedfazil,

If you are on Mattermost Server v4.9 or earlier, you can use these settings:

If you are on Server v5.0 or later, you’ll need to use Enterprise Edition feature called Advanced Permissions:

These features restrict who is allowed to create private and direct message channels, but otherwise these types of channels cannot be completely disabled.