Does anyone know if it is possible to automatically share a “starter folder” with each new user in their Google…

Does anyone know if it is possible to automatically share a “starter folder” with each new user in their Google Drive when they are created within the Google Apps for Education domain?

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  1. I’m fine with using Apps Script. I would like to figure out a way to do this programmatically because we create new accounts daily in a district of 84,000 students. Do you have thoughts on a script that does this currently, or would I need to write it?

  2. I’m fine with using Apps Script. I would like to figure out a way to do this programmatically because we create new accounts daily in a district of 84,000 students. Do you have thoughts on a script that does this currently, or would I need to write it?

  3. I’m fine with using Apps Script. I would like to figure out a way to do this programmatically because we create new accounts daily in a district of 84,000 students. Do you have thoughts on a script that does this currently, or would I need to write it?

  4. It’s some work with impersonating users through drives api, since you don’t want every user to “allow” the script. I think it’s quite some work but see resources below to get you started and/or turn to Apps Scripts G+ groups for more help.

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13652706/is-it-possible-to-impersonate-domains-users-with-google-drive-api-using-google

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12622503/impersonating-users-of-drive-of-one-domain-as-a-domain-administrator

  5. It’s some work with impersonating users through drives api, since you don’t want every user to “allow” the script. I think it’s quite some work but see resources below to get you started and/or turn to Apps Scripts G+ groups for more help.

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13652706/is-it-possible-to-impersonate-domains-users-with-google-drive-api-using-google

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12622503/impersonating-users-of-drive-of-one-domain-as-a-domain-administrator

  6. It’s some work with impersonating users through drives api, since you don’t want every user to “allow” the script. I think it’s quite some work but see resources below to get you started and/or turn to Apps Scripts G+ groups for more help.

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13652706/is-it-possible-to-impersonate-domains-users-with-google-drive-api-using-google

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12622503/impersonating-users-of-drive-of-one-domain-as-a-domain-administrator

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