Limiting Application Use

Limiting Application Use

Overview

Teachers can control the applications that are allowed to run on the student computers. The application limiting policy can stop ALL applications from running except for those specified in an "allow list" or can allow all application except for those specified in a "block list".



Here is a short video demonstrating how to use application limiting:

How to Configure Application Limiting

  1. Select the drop-down arrow to the right of the "Limit Apps" button in the toolbar.
  2. Select the "Configure Application Limiting..." option.
  3. Add program .exe's (Windows) or Application names (macOS) to either the "Allowed Applications" list or the "Blocked Applications" list.


How to Limit Applications on Student Computers

  1. Select one or more student computer thumbnails (if none are selected, all computers will be limited).
  2. Click the "Limit Apps" icon in the toolbar (or use the drop-down arrow to select either the "Allow List" or the "Block List").
When a student launches an application that is limited, a pop-up message will be displayed informing them that the application has been blocked.


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