Adjust Team Security Settings

This article only applies to Team Admins


Millions of users trust Meister with their data, and for good reason. In addition to being recognized by major certification bodies as a secure online service, MeisterTask's Pro and Business plans offer additional tools to allow enterprises to control access to information and prevent internal security breaches. Read on to learn more!


Which Security Settings Are Available on My Subscription Plan?

MeisterTask Pro:

MeisterTask Business:

Enterprise Customers:

  • SAML Single-Sign-On
    Allow users to log in to MeisterTask using your organization’s custom identity profile.

Restrict Project Sharing

This feature is only available to Pro team administrators.


Team administrators on a Pro plan can restrict which users can be invited to their organization's projects. Sharing can be to restricted to your team or to users with specified e-mail domains. To restrict project invites:

  1. Visit the team settings page (only available to team administrators).
  2. Select the Permissions tab.
  3. Scroll down to MeisterTask Restrictions and select Edit.
  4. Choose your preferred sharing options. Multiple e-mail domains can be separated with commas.
  5. Click Save changes.

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Set an E-Mail Domain For Your Team

This feature is only available to Pro team administrators.


Pro
team admins can set a pre-approved e-mail domain for their team. New users whose e-mail address matches the specified domain (e.g. susan@yourcompany.com) will be automatically added to your team. To set an e-mail domain:

 

  1. Click your user avatar in the top-right corner of the MeisterTask interface.
  2. Select Account.
  3. Click Settings under My Team on the left side of the Accounts page.
  4. Switch to the Sign Up tab.
  5. Select Email addresses from the following domains.
  6. Enter your organization's domain (@domain.com). Separate multiple domains with a comma.
  7. Click Save Changes.

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Set a Customized Login Domain

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.


Business team admins can set up a customized login domain to allow their team to access MeisterTask via a customized URL (e.g. yourcompany.meistertask.com). To set up a customized domain for your team:

 

  1. Visit the team settings page (only available to team administrators).
  2. Select the General tab.
  3. Enter your preferred domain in the text field labeled "Login Domain."
  4. Scroll down and click Save Changes.

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Set IP Address Restrictions

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.


Business team admins can restrict access to their team's projects by making them only accessible from certain IP ranges (e.g. from company headquarters). To set this up:

 

  1. Click your user avatar in the top-right corner of the MeisterTask interface.
  2. Select Account.
  3. Click Settings under My Team on the left sidebar.
  4. Switch to the Permissions tab.
  5. In the text field below the "Restrict Access" header, enter either single IP addresses or ranges. Separate multiple addresses with a comma.
    (ex: 8.8.8.8, 4.4.4.4/12) 
  6. Once you're finished, click Save Changes.

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Warning

Entering the wrong IP address will cause an immediate lock out!


Set Custom Feature Restrictions

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.

Business team admins can restrict their team from accessing certain advanced features in MeisterTask, including integrationsreports, external attachments and project invite suggestions. To set these permissions:

 

  1. Visit the team settings page (only available to team administrators).
  2. Select the Permissions tab.
  3. Scroll down to MeisterTask Restrictions and select Edit.
  4. Uncheck the boxes next to the features you'd like to disable.
  5. Click Save changes.

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Set Default Project Type

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.


Business
team admins can choose whether their team creates team projects or private projects by default. To do this:

  1. Visit the team settings page (only available to team administrators).
  2. Select the Permissions tab.
  3. Scroll down to MeisterTask Restrictions and select Edit.
  4. Choose your team's default project type.
  5. Click Save changes.

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Set User Display Names

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.


By default, only users' first names are displayed in MeisterTask projects. Team administrators can choose to show users' full names instead. To do this:

 

  1. Click your user avatar in the top-right corner of the MeisterTask interface.
  2. Select Account to access the Accounts page.
  3. Click Settings under My Team on the left side of the Accounts page.
  4. Scroll down to the Display Names header.
  5. Check the box marked "Show full names instead of first names."
  6. Click Save Changes. 

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Restrict File Uploads

This feature is only available to Business team administrators.

By default, all users can upload and attach files to tasks. Team administrators can choose to disable uploading local files for all projects and team members.

If disabled, no one on the team will be able to:

  • See the option to upload files on tasks
  • Drag files into a task
  • Paste files into a task

To disable file uploads for all projects:

  1. Select your user avatar in the top-right corner of the MeisterTask interface.
  2. Select Account to access the Accounts page.
  3. Select My Team on the left side.
  4. Choose Permissions.
  5. Scroll down to MeisterTask Restrictions and select Edit.
  6. Deselect File Uploads.
Warning

This change does not affect files that have already been uploaded to tasks. Existing file attachments will still be available for viewing and downloading.

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By default, all users can also attach files from external services. Team administrators can choose to restrict the ability to link to other resources in the attachments. This affects links to files on Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and any other link attached to the task. (This does not affect any links that are inserted via Markdown in the task description.)

To do this:

  1. Select your user avatar in the top-right corner of the MeisterTask interface.
  2. Select Account to access the Accounts page.
  3. Select My Team on the left side.
  4. Choose Permissions.
  5. Scroll down to MeisterTask Restrictions and select Edit.
  6. Deselect Attachments from External Services.

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