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How to use Knox Browser in Knox Manage Kiosk mode

Environment

  • Knox Manage (KM)
  • Kiosk mode

Overview

This article provides steps on how to enable Knox Browser in Knox Manage (KM)'s Kiosk mode. Before you begin, you need to register a Knox Suite or Knox Platform for Enterprise license in your KM console. You also need to enable the Knox Service Plugin (KSP) under Setting > Android > Android Enterprise.

How do I use Knox Browser with Kiosk mode in Knox Manage?

First, add the Knox Browser package name to your list of controlled applications:

  1. In the left sidebar of your KM console, click Profile> Manage Control App.
  2. In the window that appears, click Add.
  3. In the Package Name field, enter "com.sds.emm.kmsecurebrowser".
  4. In the Application Name field, enter "Knox Browser".

Next, add the Knox Browser icon in your kiosk:

  1. In the left sidebar, click Kiosk > Add.
  2. Select your desired kiosk mode, then click OK.
  3. In the dropdown menu under Component, select Control.
  4. Click and drag the Knox Browser icon to the kiosk preview.
  5. Once your kiosk is configured, click Save > OK.

Finally, activate Knox Browser in your Android Enterprise profile.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Profile > Add.
  2. Enter a name for your profile,.
  3. Next to Platform, select Android Enterprise, then click Save & Set Policy.
  4. In the Android Enterprise sidebar, click Knox Browser.
  5. Next to Knox Browser App, in the Device Controls column, select Use.
  6. Configure the Knox Browser policies as needed.
  7. In the Android Enterprise sidebar, click Kiosk.
  8. Configure the kiosk policies as needed. Ensure you add Knox Browser to your kiosk setup.
  9. Click Save & Assign > OK.
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