View computer & smart home device details

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As an administrator, you can see details about computers and Assistant-enabled smart home devices, such as Nest smart displays and speakers, 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 Google Drive for desktop, endpoint verification, or Enhanced desktop security for Windows. To review your Chrome Enterprise devices, open the Chrome devices list.

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 computers and smart home 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 or if a device under Fundamental management has more than one user session. Devices under Fundamental management are removed from the list after they're inactive for 180 days.

Filter devices by management type

  1. At the top of the device listing, click Add a filter.
  2. Select Management Typeand thenthe 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 for desktop
  • 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:

  • Chrome OS devices always have a passcode. The password status is Off when the device doesn't have automatic screen lock enabled.
  • Mac devices can have other types of passwords besides passcodes. This property doesn't report whether the device has any other type of password, such as a firmware password.
  • Windows devices report Off unless the user or admin turns on password protection for the screen saver on the device.  
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux (GNOME and Cinnamon desktop environments only)
  • Mac (with third-party device management 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
  • Smart home devices
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
  • Smart home devices
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. Unlike the Device resource ID, the Device ID is not unique. However, it can be used to identify a device along with the device type and user’s email address. If a device is recorded more than once, more than one ID might be assigned to it.

Example: 35407fa833a25163

  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
Serial number

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

Not reported for devices with Fundamental management only.

Example: ZX1G428WVV, ce012345cdb67c0b089e

  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
Ownership

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

Possible values: Company owned, User owned

  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
Type Device type
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
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
  • Smart home devices
Host name

Host name or fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) assigned to the device on your network. The value reported depends on how the device is managed:

  • Endpoint verification—FQDN. However, if the device is also under Windows device management and Windows device management reports a different host name, then host name is reported.
  • Drive for desktop—FQDN. However, if the device is also under Windows device management and Windows device management reports a different host name, then host name is reported.
  • Windows device management—Host name. However, if the device is company-owned, uses Drive for desktop, and the host names match, then FQDN is reported.

Host name isn't reported for Windows devices under Fundamental management or with GCPW only.

Windows
Device resource ID

Unique identifier for the device.

Example: x1y23z7a-123a-456b

  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
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
  • Smart home devices
Primary email Email address of the managed user account on the device
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
Secondary email An address where the user can be reached outside of your organization
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
Phone number User’s phone number
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Smart home devices
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 for desktop
Property Description Supported devices
Cache size Amount of data stored offline on the device
  • Mac
  • Windows
Application Version Version of Drive for desktop installed on the device
  • Mac
  • Windows
First sync Date and time of first sync with Drive for desktop
  • Mac
  • Windows
Last sync Date and time of last sync with Drive for desktop
  • Mac
  • Windows
Installed apps (Windows device management only)
Property Description
App name The app name.
Version The version of the app that's installed on the device.
Publisher The publisher of the app.
App type

The type of app. Possible values:

  • System—A Windows app that's part of the operating system. You can't uninstall these apps.
  • Win32—A 32-bit Windows app
  • Store—An app available from the Microsoft Store
  • Non-Store—A modern app that wasn't installed from the Microsoft Store and that isn't a system app.
Install date

The date and time when the app was first installed, based on the device's time zone.

Note: The install date doesn't update when the app updates. Windows app update events aren't available in the Devices audit log.

Third-party services

These values are reported when you Set up third-party partner integrations.

Property Description Supported devices
Service The name of the BeyondCorp Alliance partner. All managed devices
ID The ID assigned to the device by the partner. All managed devices
Health A simple health score (Unspecified, Very Good, Good, Neutral, Poor, or Very Poor) provided by the partner. All managed devices
Managed state If the device is managed by the partner service. Value can be Managed, Unmanaged, or Unspecified. All managed devices
Compliance state If the device is compliant with the partner service's requirements. Value can be Compliant, Non-compliant, or Unspecified. All managed devices
Asset tags Tags assigned to the device by the partner, either automatically or by admin configuration. All managed devices
Endpoint verification

Details about certificates assigned to the device. Certificate details are automatically extracted from the certificate when an admin [adds the certificate](link to new article). Reported only for devices with endpoint verification.

Property Description
Serial number The certificate’s serial number
Issuer

The fully distinguished name of the Certificate Authority

Subject The fully distinguished name of the certificate owner
Fingerprint A unique identifier of the certificate (SHA-256 hash in unpadded Base64 format)
Thumbprint A unique identifier of the certificate (SHA-1 hash in Hex format)
Root CA fingerprint Unique identifier of the root certificate in the certificate chain (SHA-256 hash in unpadded Base64 format)
Validation status Whether the certificate is valid. Possible values: Validated or Validation failed.
Not valid before The date and time when the certificate becomes valid
Not valid after The date and time when the certificate is no longer valid
Certificate template The name of the template

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