Dyknow Implementation Guide for Administrators



The following steps are important to ensure a successful Dyknow implementation.


Pre-Set Up: Schedule Implementation Call

If you haven't done so, please schedule your implementation call as outlined in the DyKnow Welcome email.

Administrator user credentials, installers, SIS data imports, and all aspects of the below are covered during this call.


Step 1: Whitelist DyKnow

For step-by-step instructions to allow DyKnow onto your school network and antivirus software, read the Manage DyKnow Whitelist Requirements article.


Step 2: Integrate Your Student Information System (SIS)

User, class, and class rosters must be set up in DyKnow. Please review the following steps to begin the bulk upload process.

Once your data files have been uploaded, we will test data quality and then begin your recurring daily upload.

With OneRoster:

If your SIS exports OneRoster data files, upload those following our instructions to upload data via secure FTP

Format Other Than OneRoster:

  1. Build your .csv files, being sure to include the fields listed in our .CSV guide.
  2. Upload your .csv files to your institution's secure FTP location (credentials provided by the DyKnow CSM team following your implementation call). Instructions to upload data via secure FTP.
  3. Email support@dyknow.com to let us know data has been uploaded.

Chromebook Schools: Allow DyKnow Authentication

In GSuite, Allow DyKnow authentication against student user accounts.

  1. Navigate to Security :: Advanced Settings :: Authentication :: Manage API Client Access
  2. Locate the Authorized API Client section. Copy and paste the entries below into their appropriate fields.

    Client Name: 33579147657-c4omp9jcu17g70i7npbv74uapqajpfqm.apps.googleusercontent.com
    API Scope: https://www.googleapis.com/auth/userinfo.email

    Client Name:
    API Scope: https://www.googleapis.com/auth/userinfo.email

  3. Click Authorize.

Chromebook Schools: Follow Chromebook Best Practices

For more, review our Chromebook Management Best Practices article.


Step 3: Install DyKnow on Student Devices

Click the appropriate links below to learn how to install DyKnow on student devices for monitoring.


Step 4: Set IP and Time Restrictions

For step-by-step instructions on managing student device monitoring permissions, follow the steps in the Mange DyKnow Blackout Settings and IP Restrictions article.


Step 5: Feature Training 101

Email your dedicated School Success Manager or support@dyknow.com to schedule the professional development services you purchased, or to hear more about our services.

To quickly familiarize yourself with DyKnow Cloud, review our Welcome to DyKnow Cloud Guide.


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