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:

Configuring 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 the program EXE (Windows) or Application names (macOS) to either the Allowed Applications list or the Blocked Applications list.




    1. Click on Add.. to quickly add applications that are running from your teacher computer.
    2. To view and quickly add applications to the Allow or Block List, right click on the student thumbnail and select View Student's Running Programs.



      This will allow you to see all programs running on the student computer. From here you can select a program that is currently running and choose to add it the Allow List or Block List. You can also select Block Now! to close the application right away.



Limiting 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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