When attempting to invite a user from a different ArcGIS Online organization via the 'Invite users' option, the following error message is returned:
Error: Error during invite. Unable to invite user to the group. The user does not have the privileges needed to join the group.
The following are possible causes:
Depending on the cause, select one of the options below to resolve the issue.
The invited user has insufficient privileges to join external groups
Create a custom role for the invited user, assigning the role with privileges to join external groups in ArcGIS Online.
Note: The invited user must have administrative privileges to perform the following steps.
The invited user has a public ArcGIS Online account
Create a new ArcGIS Online organizational account, or convert the existing public account to an organizational account. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Join organization for more information.
The group setting limits membership to only members of the group owner's organization
As the owner of the group, delete the existing group and create a new group. In the Group Details settings, select 'Only their own items' for 'What items in the group can its member update'. Refer to the solution section of this article for more information.
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