Distribute ETP mobile client to Chromebook with Google Endpoint Management

Before you begin

  • Make sure that the Chrome OS device supports Android applications.

  • Make sure that your organization is subscribed to Chrome Enterprise Upgrade or Chrome Education Upgrade.

  • Confirm that your organization has a Google Endpoint Management account.

To distribute ETP mobile client to Chromebook with Google Endpoint Management:

  1. Force installation on Chrome OS devices.

  2. Configure the entitlement code in the Google Admin Console.

  3. Enable and view ETP client reports in Google Admin Console.

  4. To secure the ETP mobile client, you need to deploy and activate an MITM certificate to allow MITM TLS Inspection by ETP Proxy. For instructions, see Set up an HTTPS certificate authority in the Google documentation.

Force installation on Chrome OS devices

Complete this procedure to force the installation of ETP Client on Chromebooks:

To force installation on Chrome OS devices:

  1. Log in to Google Admin Console (admin.google.com).

  2. To confirm that the Google Play service is enabled, click Apps on the Apps page and select Additional Google services. Then navigate to Google Play and confirm that the service is on for your users.

  3. Allow users to install other apps and extensions on Chrome devices:

    1. In the Google Admin Console home page, click Device Management and then click Chrome devices.

    2. Under Device Settings, select Chrome management.

    3. Select Apps & extensions.

    4. Under Users & Browsers, go to the Allow users to install other apps & extensions setting and click the settings icon.

    5. For Android applications on Chrome devices, select Allow and click Save.

  4. Select the policy that you want to apply to the ETP Client app:

    1. In the Additional application settings, click the back arrow to return to the previous configuration page and click the plus sign icon.

    2. Click the Google Play Store icon and search for the ETP Client.

    3. In the provided profile, click Select.

    4. In the Installation Policy, select Force install. This option installs the client automatically and prevents users from removing it on the device.

    5. Click Save.

Next steps

Configure the entitlement code in the Google Admin Console.

Configure the entitlement code in the Google Admin Console

Before you begin

Make sure you know the entitlement code as described in View the entitlement code.

Complete this procedure to associate an entitlement code with the mobile ETP Client app. An entitlement code is required to set up and activate the mobile ETP Client.

To configure the entitlement code in Google Admin Console:

  1. In the Google Admin Console home page, click Device Management, and then click Chrome devices.

  2. Under Device Settings, select Chrome management.

  3. Select Apps & extensions.

  4. Select the ETP Client app. In the right panel, there is an area where you can enter JSON code as a managed configuration.

  5. Enter this JSON object:

    {
    "entitlementCode": "<CODE>"
    }
    

    where <CODE> is the entitlement code.

Next steps

Enable and view reports for installed ETP Client app installations

Enable and view ETP client reports in Google Admin Console

You can track the users and devices that are forced to install ETP Client on their device.

To enable and view ETP client reports in Google Admin Console:

  1. To enable reporting for your chrome devices:

    1. In the Google Admin Console home page, click Device Management and then click Chrome devices.

    2. Under Device Settings, select Chrome management.

    3. Select Apps & extensions.

    4. Click Users & Browsers.

    5. Click the settings icon.

    6. In the Android reporting for users and devices setting, select Enable Android reporting.

    7. Click Save.

  2. To filter and view reports:

    1. Return to the Chrome management page.

    2. Click Android Application Reports.

    3. In the Filters area, search by ETP Client. You can also search by user, installation status, and more.


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