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GAT Shield: Restrict Access Time to Zoom for your G Suite Users 1

GAT Shield now allows admins to block Zoom Chrome Browser but also you can restrict the access time to your Google Users, to do this:

  1. Open GAT Shield.
  2. Open the Configuration tab.
  3. And click on Zoom Access
  4. The first option is to Disable Zoom by selecting the checkmark option ‘checked’ for Zoom disabled and ‘unchecked’ for the rule not applied
  5. Then click in Time Restriction by selecting the checkmark option ‘checked’ for Time Restriction and ‘unchecked’ for the rule not to be applied.
  6. This action will display a new section where you can select the blocking time from Start to End as well as the days that you want to apply the rule for, these days will appear in grey when it is inactive and dark blue when it is active.
  7. Select ‘Scope’ and choose the users who you want to block from using Zoom, in the dropdown menu, you can select a user, group, or organization unit.
  8. Save and the rule will be applied.

GAT Shield: Restrict Access Time to Zoom for your G Suite Users 2

 Once the rule for blocking Zoom access is applied it will take about 15-20 min for the rule to propagate to all of your users.

Note: If Scope and Time Restriction are not selected and the ‘Disable Zoom’ is selected – the rule will be applied for all users all the time – until the rule is ‘Deactivated’ by all options being ’empty’.

Note: Disabling Zoom and blocking Zoom chat will work only on Chrome Browsing activity.

It will not block the Zoom application installed on the device.

If you have any problems or questions feel free to reach out to support@gatlabs.com

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