Today, we are announcing the immediate availability of the Appspace App v1.27 which introduces a new Chrome version control feature. This feature works in conjunction with Google’s Chrome Enterprise tools (formerly known as Chrome Device Management) and determines which version of the operating systems is installed. Chrome upgrades will only occur when Appspace engineers have fully verified the operating system and Appspace App together.
Here are the changes you will need to make to Chrome Enterprise settings to use the new version control feature.
This setting prevents the operating system from automatically updating.
In Kiosk Settings, allow the Appspace App to control which version of operating system is installed.
You will be asked to confirm the use of the manifest file that controls the version before the feature is enabled. Go ahead and confirm this.
Below is a summary of what to expect, by Chrome version number, after upgrading to the Appspace App v1.27 and enabling this new feature:
This great new administrative feature provides more control for administrators of Chrome-based networks.
As always, the full release notes can be found in our Knowledge Center: click here.