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Using Microsoft Group Policy to control access

Updated on October 19, 2022

If you use a Microsoft Group Policy Object (GPO) to control Chrome policies, and you enable the Configure native messaging block list setting in the Native Messaging section to block all extensions, perform the following steps to provide Robot Studio and Robot Runtime with the access they need to function correctly.

  1. Start the Microsoft Local Group Policy Editor.
  2. Select Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Google > Google Chrome > Native Messaging.
  3. In the Configure native messaging allowlist setting, add the following messaging-host executable so that messaging host is not blocked:
  4. Save your changes and close the Local Group Policy Editor.

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