Deploy the GlobalProtect App Using the Google Admin Console

The Google Admin console enables you to manage Chromebook settings and apps from a central, web-based location. From the console, you can deploy the GlobalProtect app and customize VPN settings.
Use the following workflow to manage policies and settings for the
GlobalProtect app for Chrome OS
:
If you want to run the GlobalProtect app for Android on managed Chromebooks, you can Deploy the GlobalProtect App for Android on Managed Chromebooks Using the Google Admin Console.
  1. View the user settings for the GlobalProtect app.
    1. From the Google Admin console, select
      Device management
      Chrome management
      App management
      .
      The console displays the list of apps configured in all organization (org) units in your domain and also indicates the status of each app. Click an app
      Status
      to display the org units to which that status is applied.
    2. Select the GlobalProtect app and then select
      User settings
      .
      If the app is not present,
      SEARCH
      for GlobalProtect in the Chrome Web Store.
      chrome-mgmt-console-user-settings.png
  2. Configure policies and settings for everyone in an org unit.
    1. Select the org unit for which you want to configure settings, and then configure any of the following options:
      Selecting the top-level org unit applies settings to everyone in that unit; selecting a child org unit applies settings only to users within that child org unit.
      • Allow installation
        —Allows users to install this app from the Chrome Web Store. By default, an org unit inherits the settings of its parent organization. To override the default settings, select
        Inherit
        , which toggles the
        Override
        setting.
      • Force installation
        —Installs the app automatically and prevents users from removing it.
      • Pin to taskbar
        —If the app is installed, pins the app to the taskbar (in Chrome OS only).
      • Add to Chrome Web Store collection
        —Recommends this app to your users in the Chrome Web Store.
    2. If you have not already done so, create a JSON format text file that uses the following syntax and includes the FQDN or IP address of your GlobalProtect portal:
      {   "PortalAddress": {     "Value": "192.0.2.191"   } }
    3. On the
      User settings
      page, select
      UPLOAD CONFIGURATION FILE
      and then
      Browse
      for the GlobalProtect settings file.
    4. SAVE
      your changes. Settings typically take effect within minutes, but it may take up to an hour to propagate through your organization.
  3. Test the connection.
    After Google Admin console successfully deploys the app, Test the GlobalProtect App for Chrome OS

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