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Extension GPO help

Hello, I am trying to create a deny all & white list only gpo for Firefox extensions. I am using the gpo; Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/M… (read more)

Hello, I am trying to create a deny all & white list only gpo for Firefox extensions.

I am using the gpo; Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Mozilla/Firefox/Extensions/Extension Management

I started out simple using a template which worked.

{ "*": { "blocked_install_message": "Your Company Blocked Message", "installation_mode": "blocked" }, "uBlock0@raymondhill.net": { "installation_mode": "allowed" } }

However, when I tried to add in more allowed extensions it now longer worked and was able to install any extension.

{ "*": { "blocked_install_message": "Your Company Blocked Message", "installation_mode": "blocked" }, "uBlock0@raymondhill.net": { "installation_mode": "allowed" }, "querymoid@kaply.com": { "installation_mode": "allowed" } }

Asked by zick.rockco 7 months ago

Answered by zick.rockco 7 months ago

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Extensions policy allowed not working (Intune ADMX)

Hi! Using Intune, we are setting some settings in Firefox. One that is a bit troublesome is the ExtensionSettings Currently looks like this: { "*": { "blocked_ins… (read more)

Hi!

Using Intune, we are setting some settings in Firefox. One that is a bit troublesome is the ExtensionSettings

Currently looks like this:

{

 "*": {
   "blocked_install_message": "Blocked.",
   "installation_mode": "blocked"
 },
 "uBlock0@raymondhill.net": {
   "installation_mode": "allowed"
 },
 "addon@darkreader.org": {
   "installation_mode": "allowed"
 },
 "@react-devtools": {
   "installation_mode": "allowed"
 }

}

I get the Blocked message if I try any of the allowed extentions like uBlock, Dark Reader or React Dev Tools.

I can add that uBlock had "force_installed" (With URL since that is required for force) and that worked fine.

Asked by janfredrik 9 months ago

Answered by janfredrik 9 months ago

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Installed the Window Titler add on and then... now Yahoo email doesn't work properly on Firefox

So I installed the Window Titler add on. First the Firefox main general toolbar menu didn't work, which was fixed by closing down every window and Firefox and re-launchin… (read more)

So I installed the Window Titler add on. First the Firefox main general toolbar menu didn't work, which was fixed by closing down every window and Firefox and re-launching.

Now though when I use Yahoo in Firefox, I can't reply, forward or select ANY of the buttons to action an email. Other buttons work. But if I launch Yahoo in Safari they work.

Problem happened exactly as I installed the add-on. Any ideas what's going on?

Asked by l569 11 months ago

Answered by l569 11 months ago

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Allowed Extension is getting removed.

Hello, I am trying to manage Firefox Extension using "Extension Setting" via Intune. Source: https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#extensions… (read more)

Hello, I am trying to manage Firefox Extension using "Extension Setting" via Intune. Source: https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#extensionsettings I am testing below JSON for testing. <enabled/> <data id="ExtensionSettings" value=' {

 "*": {
   "blocked_install_message": "Not Allowed contact HelpDesk.",
   "install_sources": ["https://www.example.com/*"],
   "installation_mode": "blocked",
   "allowed_types": ["extension"]
 },
 "uBlock0@raymondhill.net": {
   "installation_mode": "force_installed",
   "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/ublock-origin/latest.xpi"
 },
   "https-everywhere@eff.org": {
   "installation_mode": "allowed"
 },
 "jetpack-extension@dashlane.com": {
   "installation_mode": "allowed",
   "install_url": "https://prod.extensions.dashlane.com/downloads/firefox/dashlane-latest-fx.xpi"
 }

}'/>


When deployed to test devices, all extension previously installed get removed and Ublock get installed, seem like working as intended but when I try to install any "Allowed" I get the block installed message. I see no error in "about:policies". I don't know where else to look for why its getting blocked?

Any help will be much appreciated.

Asked by bluekind12 1 year ago

Answered by Mike Kaply 1 year ago

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Firefox 102.3.0 ESR, installs extension without permission

Hello, I am managing Firefox for a very large organization. We have several extension that we deploy using registry keys and we don't allow users to install additional a… (read more)

Hello,

I am managing Firefox for a very large organization. We have several extension that we deploy using registry keys and we don't allow users to install additional addons. However, since version 102.3 I noticed some extensions that are present on the machine as .xpi files, but should not install unless a specific application is also present, are also being activated. They are enabled in the add-on manager, the information is present in the "extensions.json" and "extension-preferences.json" files. This should not happen. Is there any way to prevent the activation of these files?

Thank you!

Asked by antoniu-laurentiu.imbrea 1 year ago

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Install extention using GPO

Hello, I want to download an extension using firefox policy templates. I put the location folder and extension id so that it cannot be deleted, but for some reason it do… (read more)

Hello,

I want to download an extension using firefox policy templates. I put the location folder and extension id so that it cannot be deleted, but for some reason it doesn't want to install most of the times. The policy is added after using the gpupdate /force command and restarting the machine then open and close the browser. I wait 10 minutes for the policy to be configured on the computer and open the browser again and nothing happens. Also, the keys in the registry have the corresponding value type (checked in site https://admx.help/?Category=Firefox&Policy=Mozilla.Policies.Firefox::Extensions_Locked). But when I drag and drop with a mouse, the extension is installed and cannot be deleted. Can you tell me why does the extension not install when the policy is in effect?

I sent pictures from Group Policy Manager, Registry editor and showing that the extension can not be deleted after drag and drop with a mouse.

Thank you in advanced!

Asked by thristov1980 1 year ago

Answered by Mike Kaply 1 year ago