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    How do you lockdown firefox?

    Is there a way to lockdown firefox in group policy?

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    Re: How do you lockdown firefox?

    partially, most of it has to be done prior to deployment.
    theres something on russ's wiki - but it seems to have got borked.
    you may or may not be able to decipher it.
    http://www.russdev.com/edugeek/doku....refox_lockdown

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    Re: How do you lockdown firefox?


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    Re: How do you lockdown firefox?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    partially, most of it has to be done prior to deployment.
    theres something on russ's wiki - but it seems to have got borked.
    you may or may not be able to decipher it.
    http://www.russdev.com/edugeek/doku....refox_lockdown
    Go to the new wiki... the link is on the sidebar.

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    Re: How do you lockdown firefox?

    @ric_ thanks.

    http://edugeekwiki.rm-charlton.net/i...g_Down_Firefox

    adm templates meastaugh1 quoted can be used in addition

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    Re: How do you lockdown firefox?

    Using this personally to make Firefox MSI's and deploy it + locked settings

    http://fxcorp.sanduskycomputers.com/

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    frontmotion

    frontmotion package firefox and supply ADMs so you can lock it down the comunity edition is free i've deployed this, i had to make a a single table change via orca in order for it not to become the default browser though.
    http://www.frontmotion.com/FMFirefoxCE/index.htm

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    Using a lowtech approach of a custom overide.ini, mozilla.cfg and all.js rolled out by a batch file after doing a silent install of the normal Firefox installer... Seems to do the job - locked prefs etc + proxy settings for all users.

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    Frontmotion work's really well. It's very easy to setup

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyrite View Post
    Frontmotion work's really well. It's very easy to setup
    I'm about to start looking at this, but can you tell me is it easy to stop it being the default browser?

    GJE

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    I've been using front motion firefox on some primary schools for more than a year now and i can say that it works really well.

    I am pretyt sure there is a setting for the the default browser check inside the mozilla.adm file which is being used to set the settings on your gpo.

    if you cannot you the adm files, combination of normal firefox, overide.ini, mozilla.cfg and all.js works as well as mentioned already...

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    Sorry to bring up an old thread....

    But i've taken a look at the wiki here....

    I've tried following this... http://www.edugeek.net/wiki/index.ph...g_Down_Firefox, and the wizard has exported a load of files to a folder but what do i do with them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mossj View Post
    I've tried following this... http://www.edugeek.net/wiki/index.ph...g_Down_Firefox, and the wizard has exported a load of files to a folder but what do i do with them?
    I think you just need to copy those files into "c:\Program files\Mozilla Firefox\extentions\".

    I have a quick question about user profiles - I've got to the "Remove menu items" stage, but firefox is not picking up the edited userChrome.css.

    The file is in the %appdata%\mozilla directory, but the changes I made are not showing.

    Any ideas?
    Thanks,

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