LibKey Nomad Group Policy Deployment (Beta)

Step1: Download the Google Chrome policy template

1. Download the Google Chrome bundle for Windows 64‑bit:
2. Unzip the bundle.
3. Navigate to Configuration\admx\ to find the chrome.admx template for Windows 7 or 10; Or navigate to Configuration\adm\en-US\ to find chrome.adm for earlier versions of Windows.
Verify which type you can use on your network. The templates show which registry keys you can set to configure Chrome, and what the acceptable values are. Chrome looks at the values set in these registry keys to determine how to act.

Step 2: Add the ADM or ADMX template you downloaded from Google to Group Policy Management Console

1. Navigate to Start > Run: gpmc.msc.
2. Navigate to Group Policy Management > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates.
3. Right-click Administrative Templates, and select Add/Remove Templates.
4. Add the chrome.adm template via the dialog.
5. Once complete, a Google > Google Chrome folder will appear under Administrative Templates if it's not already there. If you added the ADM template on Windows 7 or 10, it will appear under Classic Administrative Templates > Google >Google Chrome.
Group Policy after adding Chrome template:

Step 3: Enable Nomad to automatically install to Google Chrome

Add the app to your list of force install extensions.
1. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Google > Google Chrome > Extensions
GPO Google Chrome Extensions:

2. Edit the "Configure the list of force-installed apps and extensions" by double-clicking the setting
3. Select "Enabled" on the setting, then click the "Show..." button
3. Add LibKey Nomad to your list of Chrome force install extensions using this value:
Extension/App Ids and Update URLs to be silently installed:

4. Click "Ok"
5. Click "Apply" and then "Ok"

Step 4: Tell Nomad your libraryId so it can be automatically detected

Using Group Policy Management Console (gpmc.msc) or another method, create the following registry key:
The result should resemble the following:
LibKey Nomad Registry Key:

Then create a new "String Value" called "libraryId"
The result should resemble the following:
LibKey Nomad libraryId Registry Key:

Please replace the sample instructions "ENTER YOUR LIBRARY ID (e.g. 1234)" with your actual libraryId.
Instructions for the libraryId key:

Congratulations! LibKey Nomad is now managed and configured using Windows Group policy.
Chrome configured with LibKey Nomad using Windows Group Policy:

Note: The LibKey Nomad extension icon will be green once the Library Id has been successfully added. If no Library Id, or a non-existent Library Id is added, the extension icon will be gray. Please validate your Library Id is active before distributing the extension to your network.

Note: Additionally, a Library Id configured correctly through group policy will suppress the LibKey Nomad initial library selection page on install.

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