ARCHIVED: Elevating attendee permissions or user roles in Adobe Connect

Note:

Adobe Connect, IU's previous web collaboration and conferencing system, became read-only on August 31, 2017, and will be fully retired on December 28, 2017. After a comprehensive pilot evaluation, Zoom has been selected as its replacement. For more, see About the Adobe Connect retirement.

UITS is currently converting all Adobe Connect recordings to MP4 format. For more, see How do I access and download my converted Adobe Connect recordings?

If you are the Host of an Adobe Connect meeting, you may choose to grant meeting attendees additional permissions or promote them to different user roles. For more about roles and corresponding permissions, see ARCHIVED: About user roles in Adobe Connect.

By default, meeting attendees who join your Connect room as guests will be assigned Participant status. Participants can see and hear everything in the room, text chat, and change their status indicators, but they don't have permission to make changes to the room or share their screen, camera, or microphone.

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Elevating attendee permissions

Granting specific permissions to an individual attendee

To elevate the permissions of an individual Connect meeting attendee, join your Connect meeting room, and then hover over the Participant's name in the Attendee List pod. From the menu that appears, select one of the elevated permissions: Enable Audio (microphone), Enable Video (web camera), or Request Screen Share:

screenshot of Adobe Connect attendee list pod with permissions menu open

Granting specific permissions to all attendees

Microphone use

To give all meeting attendees microphone use rights, join your Connect room, and then, from the Audio menu, select Microphone Rights for Participants.

This setting is not saved, so you'll need to reset it at the beginning of every meeting session if desired.

Note:
If you plan to allow multiple people to use microphones in your Connect room, review the ARCHIVED: recommended settings for microphone preferences.

Web camera use

To give all meeting attendees web camera use rights, join your Connect room, click the arrow next to the camera icon on the tool bar, and choose Enable Webcam for Participants.

This setting is not saved, so you'll need to reset it at the beginning of every meeting session if desired.

Note:
Opening multiple webcams will dramatically increase the bandwidth requirements to attend your meeting. Consider having no more than four cameras open at a time. You can also have attendees pause the video from their web cameras to conserve bandwidth. To pause your web camera, mouse over your image in the Video pod and click the pause button.

Promoting meeting attendees

Promoting an individual meeting attendee

If you want a Participant to be able to use a microphone, use a web camera, or share a document/desktop in your Connect room, you can simply promote that Participant to the Presenter role. To do so, join your Connect meeting room, and then hover over the Participant's name in the Attendee List pod. From the menu that appears, select Make Presenter.

Promoting all meeting attendees

If you'd like all meeting Participants to be able to use their microphones, use their web cameras, or share their documents or desktops in your Connect room, you can promote all of them to the Presenter role. To do so, join your Connect meeting room, go to the Meetings menu, and choose Manage Access & Entry. Then, click Auto Promote Participants to Presenters.

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