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Managing Chromebooks with FortiClient Cloud

Managing Chromebooks with FortiClient Cloud

You can use FortiClient Cloud to manage Chromebooks. After you deploy and configure FortiClient Cloud, the Google Admin console, and the FortiClient Web Filter extension, the products work together to provide web filtering security for Google Chromebook users logged into the Google domain.

For a new deployment, ensure that you use FortiClient Cloud running 7.2.1 or later. This section only provides instructions for 7.2.1 or a later version.

To configure FortiClient Cloud for Chromebook management:

You can configure FortiClient Cloud for Chromebook management by following the instructions in Installation and setup for managing Chromebooks. While these topics are for on-premise EMS, they also apply to FortiClient Cloud, except for one difference. In step 2 of Configuring the FortiClient Web Filter extension, instead of ProfileServerUrl, the text file must contain the following text:

{

"InvitationCode": { "Value": "<FortiClient invitation code>"},

}

The following provides an example:

{

"InvitationCode": { "Value": "6LY209RIP8NE6J1JR0FIF97LEVJVBKT2"},

}

You do not need to create an SSL certificate, as a public certificate is used.

Managing Chromebooks with FortiClient Cloud

You can use FortiClient Cloud to manage Chromebooks. After you deploy and configure FortiClient Cloud, the Google Admin console, and the FortiClient Web Filter extension, the products work together to provide web filtering security for Google Chromebook users logged into the Google domain.

For a new deployment, ensure that you use FortiClient Cloud running 7.2.1 or later. This section only provides instructions for 7.2.1 or a later version.

To configure FortiClient Cloud for Chromebook management:

You can configure FortiClient Cloud for Chromebook management by following the instructions in Installation and setup for managing Chromebooks. While these topics are for on-premise EMS, they also apply to FortiClient Cloud, except for one difference. In step 2 of Configuring the FortiClient Web Filter extension, instead of ProfileServerUrl, the text file must contain the following text:

{

"InvitationCode": { "Value": "<FortiClient invitation code>"},

}

The following provides an example:

{

"InvitationCode": { "Value": "6LY209RIP8NE6J1JR0FIF97LEVJVBKT2"},

}

You do not need to create an SSL certificate, as a public certificate is used.