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This chart summarizes key differences between Generic Accounts and Google Groups:
|Access||Attribute||Google Group||Limited Generic Account|
|Managed without OneIT involvement|
|Multiple people can access at one time||√||√|
|Email delivery (none, summary, digest, all)|
Can subscribe to receive copies of emails and/or
Email delivery options are the same as Gmail however, you log into your personal account
|Setting and Configuration Options||Similar to listserv: membership, moderation, access||Similar to Gmail|
|Control posts (moderate content)....||√|
|Mail can be distributed/forwarded to individual accounts||√||Limited to 1 forward|
|Members/Delegates Limit||No Limit||25 individuals|
|Used for access permissions to Google Drive / Shared drives||√|
Delegate generic Gmail accounts have associated Google Groups for the management of account delegates. The Google Group will be in the format delegate-<EMAIL USERNAME>-group
These Google Groups should be used solely for the management of delegates for generic delegated Gmail accounts. Google Groups needed for other purposes should be requested here.