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Q: What can MIT Dropbox admins do with my account?


IS&T depends on a small number of admins for the MIT Dropbox for Business account to manage the day-to-day business of the account. Many of these are the same admins who currently help manage the AFS lockers.

What can MIT's Dropbox admins do?

MIT Dropbox admins can:

  • create new accounts
  • suspend accounts
  • deactivate accounts
  • transfer user Dropbox account data to archive
  • restore archived Dropbox data to reactivated accounts

What can't MIT Dropbox admins do?

  • view data in active Dropbox accounts
  • share folders or links
  • edit shared folders or links

If you have additional questions, please contact the Help Desk.

See also

What happens to my Dropbox for Business account when I leave MIT?
Is my data in Dropbox secure?
Privacy of Electronic Communications, Electronic Files, and Other Files

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Last Modified:

August 27, 2014

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