Packs are powerful building blocks that connect your Coda doc to the apps you use everyday—the tools you and your team communicate, code, and design in. Because Packs connect to third-party apps and tools, most require additional authentication.


Admins for teams on Coda’s Enterprise plan can control which Packs are accessible within their workspaces.


All team members can still make requests to use admin-disabled Packs via their docs, and admins can review, approve, or leave requests as pending (effectively not approving them) from their organization settings screen. If multiple team members request to use the same Pack, admins can view and manage all requests in aggregate for each Pack on the organization settings screen.


Read on to learn how.


Enabling Pack Approvals & Management

Follow these steps if you are an Organization Admin for your team’s Coda Enterprise plan:


  1. Login to Coda.io
  2. Click the ellipsis menu at the bottom of the lefthand navigational menu and selection “Organization Settings”
  3. Select “Packs Approvals” at the top of the Organization Settings
  4. Toggle the “Require packs to be pre-approved by admin before use” setting to ‘On’
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Once this setting is toggled ‘On,’ all team members who attempt to add a Pack to a doc will be required to submit a request for approval. Each request will send an email to the organization’s Coda admin(s), and aggregate on this page for admin review and action.


Any Packs enabled before toggling this setting ‘On’ will remain enabled for your team unless you take action. You will see these in the menu on this page with ‘Enabled’ under the Pack name and icon.


Managing Packs Requests

Follow these steps if you are an Organization Admin for your team’s Coda Enterprise plan:


  1. Login to Coda.io
  2. Click the ellipsis menu at the bottom of the lefthand navigational menu and selection “Organization Settings”
  3. Select “Packs Approvals” at the top of the Organization Settings
  4. Your “Requests to review” list will appear below the toggle from the steps aboveClick the downward chevron to the right of the Pack name to expand and see your optionsFrom the expanded view, you can see who is requesting to use the pack (and why), get more information about the Pack, approve the request, or take no action on the request (effectively leaving it as pending/not approved).


If you approve a request for a Pack, all users who have filed a request for that Pack will receive an email notifying them of your decision.


Beneath your “Requests to review,” you will see a table of all Packs you’ve that are enabled or disabled for your team. Note that Packs that were enabled prior to requiring review will remain enabled unless you take action from this menu.


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Similarly to your requests, you can click the downward facing chevron to expand the details in order to get more information about the Pack or enable it.




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