View laptop and desktop device details

If you have the legacy free edition of G Suite, upgrade to G Suite Basic to get this feature. 

As an administrator, you can see details about computers that access your organization’s data through managed user accounts. You can get information about devices that are managed by fundamental management as well as devices that use Drive File Stream, endpoint verification, or enhanced desktop security for Windows.

See all laptop and desktop devices

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Devices.
  3. Click Endpoints to see laptop and desktop devices that are accessing your organization’s data.
  4. (Optional) To view details about a device, click the device.
    Tip: If your organization has many devices, use the filters or search bar to find a specific device.

Note: A device might be listed more than once if it uses more than one management type.

Filter devices by management type

  1. At the top of the device listing, click Add a filter.
  2. Select Management Type and then the management type that you want to see. For details about management types, see Monitor your users’ computers.
  3. (Optional) To see information about a specific device, click the device.

Learn about device details

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You don't see a property if it's not supported for a device.

Device security
Property Description Supported devices
Managed by

Type of management applied to the device. Values can be:

  • Drive File Stream
  • Endpoint Verification
  • Fundamental
  • Enhanced desktop security
  • GCPW (Google Credential Provider for Windows)
Chrome OS
Linux
Apple Mac
Microsoft Windows
Password status

Whether the device has a screen lock passcode. Reported only for devices managed with endpoint verification.

Note: This property doesn't report whether the device has any other type of password, such as a firmware password for Mac.

Chrome OS
Linux (GNOME and Cinnamon desktop environments only)
Mac (managed devices only)
Windows
Encryption status

Whether the device is encrypted. Reported only for devices managed with endpoint verification.

Supported third-party encryption providers:
BitLocker for Windows and Filevault for Mac

Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows

First sync

Date and time the device first synced corporate data

 

Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
 
Last sync

The most recent date and time the device synced corporate data.

If the device is managed by Enhanced desktop security, a separate entry is shown for the last sync time.

Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Recent errors The number of errors that occurred when settings were pushed to Windows devices during the past 48 hours. Windows
Device information
Property Description Supported devices
Device ID

ID assigned to the device when it’s recorded in the Admin console. If a device is recorded more than once, more than one ID might be assigned to it.

Example: 35407fa833a25163

Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows 

Serial number

Serial number of the device. Sometimes, you might also see a device's internal serial number.

Example: ZX1G428WVV, ce012345cdb67c0b089e

All managed devices
Ownership

Whether the device is company-owned or the user’s personal device.

Possible values: Company owned, User owned

Chrome OS
Mac
Windows
Type Device type Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Operating system

Name of the operating system (OS).

Note: The level of detail provided depends on the OS. 

Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Model Name of the device model. 

Note: For some devices, you only see the device type or OS.
Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Host name Host name assigned to the device on your network. Windows
User information
Property Description Supported devices
Name User’s name. An administrator enters this name when they create the account Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Primary email Email address of the managed user account on the device Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Secondary email An address where the user can be reached outside of your organization Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Phone number User’s phone number Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Employee ID Unique identifier for the employee Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Manager’s email Email address of the user’s manager Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Department User’s department Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
Cost center User’s cost center Chrome OS
Linux
Mac
Windows
GCPW login Whether the user signed in to their Windows device through Google Credential Provider for Windows Windows
User account type

The local administrative permission level the user has on the device:

  • Standard User—No administrative permissions
  • Local Administrator—Full administrative permissions
Windows
Drive File Stream
Property    
 
Description Supported devices
Cache size Amount of data stored offline on the device Mac or Windows
Application Version Version of Drive File Stream installed on the device Mac or Windows
First sync Date and time of first sync with Drive File Stream Mac or Windows
Last sync Date and time of last sync with Drive File Stream Mac or Windows

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