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EMS QuickStart Guide

How FortiClient EMS and FortiClient work with Chromebooks

After you install and configure FortiClient EMS, 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. Following is a summary of how the products work together after setup is complete:

  1. A user logs into the Google Chromebook.
  2. The Google Chromebook downloads the FortiClient Web Filter extension.
  3. FortiClient connects to FortiClient EMS.
  4. FortiClient downloads a profile to the Google Chromebook. The profile contains web filtering settings from FortiClient EMS.
  5. The user browses the Internet on the Google Chromebook.
  6. FortiClient sends the URL query to the Fortinet Ratings Server.
  7. The Fortinet Ratings Server returns the category result to FortiClient. FortiClient compares the category result with the profile to determine whether to allow the Google Chromebook user to access the URL.

How FortiClient EMS and FortiClient work with Chromebooks

After you install and configure FortiClient EMS, 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. Following is a summary of how the products work together after setup is complete:

  1. A user logs into the Google Chromebook.
  2. The Google Chromebook downloads the FortiClient Web Filter extension.
  3. FortiClient connects to FortiClient EMS.
  4. FortiClient downloads a profile to the Google Chromebook. The profile contains web filtering settings from FortiClient EMS.
  5. The user browses the Internet on the Google Chromebook.
  6. FortiClient sends the URL query to the Fortinet Ratings Server.
  7. The Fortinet Ratings Server returns the category result to FortiClient. FortiClient compares the category result with the profile to determine whether to allow the Google Chromebook user to access the URL.