DyKnow Cloud: Chromebook Management Best Practices

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To maximize your DyKnow Cloud experience, we recommend the following best practices for Chrome management. Also review our article Installing DyKnow on Chromebooks.

User Settings

From the Admin Console dashboard, go to Device management > Chrome management > User settings

Allow Screenshots

Under the Screenshot item, select Screenshot: Enable Screenshot

All Chromebook users should be under a policy that allows screenshots. This policy applies to screenshots taken by any means, including apps and extensions like DyKnow.

Disallow Incognito Mode

In the Security section, set the policy to Disallow Incognito Mode.

Chrome Task Manager

In the Apps and Extensions section, update Task Manager to "Block users from ending processes with the Chrome task manager"

Blacklist URLs

In the Content > URL Blocking section, Update URL Blacklist with the following:

  • https://accounts.google.com/AccountChooser
  • chrome://flags

 

Device Settings

From the Admin Console dashboard, go to Device management > Chrome management > Device settings

Guest Mode

In the Sign-in Settings, set the policy to Do not allow guest mode. 

Restrict Sign In

In the Sign-in Settings, choose Restrict sign-in to list of users.

To restrict users to only those in your domain, enter *@yourdomain.edu

Note: With this setting, students will not be able to access personal accounts. 

 

 

*Read Google's documentation on Chromebook policies here.

 

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