Error 403 trying to delete file that is shared with users from outside domain

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Gary Wertman

Jan 26, 2022, 2:21:50 PMJan 26
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Hi, all.
I am trying to remove a malicious file that was recently shared with some users in my domain from an outside account. When trying to delete the file I receive the following:
<HttpError 403 when requesting returned "Insufficient permissions for this file". Details: "[{'domain': 'global', 'reason': 'forbidden', 'message': 'Insufficient permissions for this file', 'locationType': 'other', 'location': 'file.permissions'}]">

Is GAM capable of removing files under "shared with me"?



Ross Scroggs

Jan 26, 2022, 2:30:05 PMJan 26

You can't delete a file owned by someone outside of your domain.

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Kim Nilsson

Jan 28, 2022, 4:04:59 AMJan 28
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the individual user can elect to "delete = remove" the file from their Shared with me view.
Is that something gam can do?

The file is still shared with them, of course, but it's now no longer visible in Shared with me.

Gary Wertman

Feb 1, 2022, 3:48:07 PMFeb 1
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That would be a fantastic feature, Ross!
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