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Using Connect for Chromebooks

Note: This topic applies to the Inverness Release.

The Chromebook authentication feature allows internal users to authenticate themselves using their Google credentials, whilst enforcing organizational web filtering policies wherever they are located.

The Connect for Chromebooks extension is a custom utility that can be deployed to all Chromebooks on your network. Once the user is logged into the Chromebook, Connect for Chromebooks handles any subsequent authentication requests.

You can choose to either:


To prevent users from bypassing the web filter, you should ensure the Chromebook devices are enrolled, and unwanted extensions and applications are blocked from installing.

Note: Google Chromebooks allow multiple users to log into a single Chromebook device at any one time. For Connect for Chromebooks to work seamlessly, this feature needs to be turned off. For a detailed description of how to do this, refer to the Google documentation on