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How to enable mdm profile for firefox plugins on OSX 10.15.x

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Article ID: 199398

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Products

Data Loss Prevention Enterprise Suite Data Loss Prevention

Issue/Introduction

Firefox from version 74 and above requires the mdm profile to get deployed to enable the plugin

Cause

Mozilla made changes to their browsers and how you can enable third party plugins. 

 

Environment

Release : 15.x

Component : edpa 

Firefox v74 and above.

Resolution

you can create a profile using the following xml.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
 <key>EnterprisePoliciesEnabled</key>
   <true/>
<key>ExtensionSettings</key>
  <dict>
    <key>*</key>
    <dict>
      <key>blocked_install_message</key>
      <string>Custom error message.</string>
      <key>install_sources</key>
      <array>
        <string>*</string>
      </array>
      <key>installation_mode</key>
      <string>allowed</string>
      <key>allowed_types</key>
      <array>
        <string>extension</string>
      </array>
    </dict>
    <key>[email protected]</key>
    <dict>
      <key>installation_mode</key>
       <string>force_installed</string>
      <key>install_url</key>
      <string>file:////Library/Manufacturer/Endpoint Agent/dlp-firefox-addon.xpi</string>
    </dict>
  </dict>
</dict>
</plist>