Deploy Google Chrome extension via group policy

Follow the steps below in order to configure a GPO that will install and enable the Impero Workplace Pro Google Chrome extension (1.1.10) For web filtering.

 

1. Download the Google Administrative Templates from here: https://dl.google.com/dl/edgedl/chrome/policy/policy_templates.zip

2. Open Group Policy Management

3. Create a new GPO for the policy (or add to an existing policy)

4. Right-click your GPO, and select “Edit”

 

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5. You will then see the “Group policy management Editor” window

6. Expand the Computer/User configuration tree on the left-hand side, depending on how you wish to configure your policy

7. Right-click on “Administrative templates” and select “Add/Remove Templates”

 

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8. Click on “Add”

9. Browse to the templates you downloaded in step 2, and open the “chrome.adm” template that is relevant to your operating system and Language.

 

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10. Once uploaded, expand to the following path (may vary depending on your OS) on the left of the Group policy management editor:

 

“Computer/User configuration > Policies > Administrative templates > Classic administrative templates > Google > Google Chrome > Extensions”

 

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11. On the right-hand side, select “Configure the list of force-installed extensions”

 

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12. Right-click, and select “Edit”

13. Mark the “Enabled” button