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  1. Configuring Timeouts New

    Network timeouts are a configuration that controls the time that School Manager keeps you and other users logged in to a device. Timeouts are configured for different durations, days, groups, networks and authentication types. By default, your session is removed after 10 minutes of inactivity. If you shut off your computer for more than 10 minutes, you are forced to log in again to resume browsing.
  2. Reviewing Blocked Videos

    How can you review when and what type of video content students were blocked from vieiwing? Search the Blocked report for common categories of video content to help users make better video choices.
  3. Reviewing an User’s YouTube Searches

    You can investigate the keywords used in YouTube searches to support students to make better choices about the types of videos and amount of time they spend watching videos.
  4. Off School Manager Network in the Mobile Agent

    Know what the Off School Manager Network configuration in Mobile Agent controls. Find out how to manage your 24-7 filtering or off-campus filtering of students' devices.
  5. On School Manager Network in the Mobile Agent

    Learn what your On School Manager Network configuration in Mobile Agent controls. Understand which functions are available when devices running Connect connect to your physical network.
  6. Finding Videos Viewed Outside of YouTube

    How do you support students who are watching too many videos or choosing poor video topics? By searching categories associated with video content, you can uncover niche and local hosts of videos.
  7. Enforcing Safe Search in Connect for Chrome

    You can ensure explicit search results are blocked in Google Search, Bing, and YouTube. Use these steps to enable Safe Search on devices using Connect for Chrome in a web browser.
  8. Enforcing Safe Search in Connect for Windows, macOS, and iOS

    Follow these steps to communicate your Safe Search settings to Microsoft Bing, Google Search, and YouTube search. Ensure Windows, macOS, and iOS devices do not display adult search results.
  9. What is the difference between HTTPS Inspection and MITM?

    What is the difference between HTTPS Inspection and MITM? Both can be used to inspect search keywords and video descriptions. MITM runs on the user's device and HTTPS Inspection on your appliance.
  10. Connect for macOS 3.6.0 Release Notes

    macOS 3.6.0 is primarily a maintenance release with some new features.