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EMS Administration Guide

Configuring EMS for Chromebooks

To configure Settings:
  1. Go to System Settings > EMS for Chromebooks.
  2. Configure the following options:
  3. Enable Chromebook management

    Select this checkbox to enable FortiClient EMS to manage Chromebooks. When this option is enabled, you can access options to see Chromebook statuses, manage Google domains, and create and configure Chromebook-specific profiles. See GUI.

    Listen on port

    Displays the default port for the FortiClient EMS server for Chromebooks. You can change the port by typing a new port number. The FortiClient Web Filter extension on Chromebooks connects to FortiClient EMS using the specified port number.

    User inactivity timeout

    Enter the number of hours of inactivity after which to timeout the user.

    Profile update interval

    Specify the profile update interval (in seconds).

    SSL certificate

    Displays the SSL certificate currently imported. If you have already uploaded an SSL certificate, a Replace button displays.

    Certificate

    Browse and upload a new SSL certificate file. See Adding SSL certificates to FortiClient EMS.

    Password

    Configure a new SSL password.

    Service account

    Displays the service account ID currently in use.

    Update service account

    Update the service account with new credentials.

    Reset service account

    In the event your service account is broken, you can revert back to the default service account by clicking the Reset button. This restores the default service account. You need to Save the settings for the change to take effect.

    ID

    Available if the Update service account button is clicked. Enter a new service account ID.

    Private key

    Available if the Update service account button is clicked. Upload a new service account private key.

  4. Click Save.

Configuring EMS for Chromebooks

To configure Settings:
  1. Go to System Settings > EMS for Chromebooks.
  2. Configure the following options:
  3. Enable Chromebook management

    Select this checkbox to enable FortiClient EMS to manage Chromebooks. When this option is enabled, you can access options to see Chromebook statuses, manage Google domains, and create and configure Chromebook-specific profiles. See GUI.

    Listen on port

    Displays the default port for the FortiClient EMS server for Chromebooks. You can change the port by typing a new port number. The FortiClient Web Filter extension on Chromebooks connects to FortiClient EMS using the specified port number.

    User inactivity timeout

    Enter the number of hours of inactivity after which to timeout the user.

    Profile update interval

    Specify the profile update interval (in seconds).

    SSL certificate

    Displays the SSL certificate currently imported. If you have already uploaded an SSL certificate, a Replace button displays.

    Certificate

    Browse and upload a new SSL certificate file. See Adding SSL certificates to FortiClient EMS.

    Password

    Configure a new SSL password.

    Service account

    Displays the service account ID currently in use.

    Update service account

    Update the service account with new credentials.

    Reset service account

    In the event your service account is broken, you can revert back to the default service account by clicking the Reset button. This restores the default service account. You need to Save the settings for the change to take effect.

    ID

    Available if the Update service account button is clicked. Enter a new service account ID.

    Private key

    Available if the Update service account button is clicked. Upload a new service account private key.

  4. Click Save.