How to force install your Arreya channel PWA by device policy


Each Arreya channel can be deployed as a Progressive Web App (PWA) and has settings to customize the look and feel of your PWA. The PWA can be force installed to managed devices via the Google Admin Console.

  1. After logging in to your Admin console, go to Device Management > Chrome management.
  2. Once you are on the Chrome Management screen, click on Apps & extensions. 
  3. Select the OU (Organization Unit) on the left hand side of the screen that you wish to configure. Only Chrome Users in this OU will have the settings applied. 
  4. Click on the USERS & BROWSERS tab
  5. Hover your mouse on the Yellow Plus button on the bottom right corner of your screen, next click on the Web icon to open up the Add by URL option. Enter the address of your Arreya Channel in the URL field. (e.g. arreyademo.arreya.com) You can select whether the PWA will open in a new tab, or a seperate window. Click Save to add the PWA.
  6. After the PWA is added, you will see it in the App listing. The app will be force installed by default, and you have the option to pin it to the users’ taskbars.

 

Please visit Getting started with Chrome Device Management  for more information regarding Chrome Device Management.

 

Moving a Chrome Device to another Organizational Unit

An important feature of the Admin Console and Chrome Device Management is the ability to organize and move devices using the Organizational Unit structure.

  1. After logging in to your Admin console, go to Devices > Chrome Devices.
  2. Click the checkbox next to the device you wish to move.
  3. Click the Folder with an arrow in the upper right to bring up the Move device(s) dialog.  Highlight the OU you want to move it to and click on [MOVE] to move the device to that OU.

Please visit Getting started with Chrome Device Management  for more information regarding Chrome Device Management.

 

Creating an Organizational Unit (OU)

Creating an Organizational Unit (OU) for your Chrome Devices is an easy way to organize groups of devices and users.

  1. Use the main navigation menu in the upper left hand corner of the admin console to navigate to the Organizational units page under the Directory heading.
  2. Click the yellow circle with a plus in it in the upper left.
  3. In the Create new organizational unit dialog box, put in the name you are wanting to give your new OU, make sure that it has the correct Parent OU, and then click [CREATE].

Please visit Getting started with Chrome Device Management  for more information regarding Chrome Device Management.

 

Preconfiguring a wireless network through the Google Admin console

A useful feature of Chrome Device Management is the ability to pre-configure networks on Chrome devices.

  1. After logging in to your Google Admin console, go to the Device Management section.
  2. Under the Device Settings column on the left side of the screen, click Network.
  3. Click CREATE WI-FI NETWORK.

  4. In Platform access, put your check in the box next to “Chromebooks (by device)”
  5. In Details, make up a name for your network.  Then you’ll need to add in the Network Name (SSID), check the box for “Automatically connect” and if the SSID is not broadcast (hidden), select the correct Security Type, and lastly the password for the network.

 

Please visit Getting started with Chrome Device Management  for more information regarding Chrome Device Management.

 

 

Adding users and assigning admin roles in Chrome Management

How do I add users to the Admin console in Chrome Management?
  1. After logging in to your Google Admin console, go to the Users section.
  2. Click the [Add User] button in the lower right corner.

  3. Enter the user’s name, desired email address, restrict them to a  and set a password if desired.
  4. Click [ADD NEW USER].
  5. Record the credentials on the next screen and send them to the new user if desired.  Click Done.

How do I give a new user access to Admin console functions in Chrome Management?

In order for a user to have access to Admin console functions, you will need to set admin privileges for the user.

  1. After logging into your Admin console, go to the Admin roles section. The button may be hidden in the More Controls dock at the bottom of the screen.


  2. Select which role you would like your user to have, the typical choice for setting up a user that has access to device management, would be the Services Admin role. An explanation of the different built in roles can be found here: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2405986?hl=en.

  3. Click [Assign Admins].



  4. Type the email address of the User you would like to assign privileges to
    .
  5. Click [Confirm Assignment]. That user will now have access to the Admin console.

 

 

Please visit Getting started with Chrome Device Management for more information regarding Chrome Device Management.