Mass Distribution for Google Chrome with SCCM

Introduction

This document provides step-by-step instructions for the deployment of Apty Extension on Chrome Browser via SCCM.

CONTENTS

Step 1: Downloading Files for Chrome

  •  Make sure that you have access to the following Apty installation files:
  1. install.bat
  2. Chrome-Aptystore.reg
  • Save the files in your shared directory which will be accessible to other users

Step 2: Configuration via SCCM

  • In the Software Library\Overview\Application Management\Applications create an application.
  • Select Manually specify the application information as shown on the screen below

  • Specify Application Information. For example, ChromeExtensionAptyStore

  • Create New Deployment Type. Select Script Installer and Manually specify the deployment type information

  • Specify general information

  • Enter the Content Location and Installation Program details.

NOTE: Select the “install.bat” file for Installation Program

  • Select Add Clause in the Detection Method Page

  • Select “Registry” in the Setting Type. Enter Values as shown in the table and on the screen below:
Hive:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key:
SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome\ExtensionInstallSources
Value:3
This registry key is associated with 32- and 64-bit systems”Enable
Data Type:String
This registry setting must satisfy the following ruleSelect
Operator:Equals
Value: https://apty-assist-production-s3.s3.amazonaws.com/* 
  • Click OK to proceed.

  • Click Next

  • In the Specify user experience settings for the application screen define the following:
Installation behaviourInstall for System
Logon requirementWhether or not a user is logged in
Installation program visibilityHidden
Maximum allowed run time (minutes)20

  • Click Next and create the package.
  • Deploy the package

Step 3: Check Your Chrome Policies

  • On a target client device, open Chrome Browser and navigate to chrome://policy to see all policies that are applied. 
  • You can also check your extension by navigating to chrome://extensions and ensuring your extensions are being forcefully installed.


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