Configure Desktops

To access Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA®, desktop users must use Google Chrome. For more information on the minimum supported version, see Desktop Requirements.

Configure Desktops for PNaCl

The default execution environment for the Google Cloud Platform (codename: Photon) requires that the Portable Native Client (PNaCl) plugin be enabled and updated to a sufficient version in each desktop instance of Google Chrome.

Step 1 - Verify PNaCl Component Installation

This section provides information on how to enable the following plugins and to update if needed.

  • PNaCl Version: 0.50.x.y or later

Steps:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser on your desktop.
  2. Navigate to the following URL:

    chrome://nacl
  3. Verify that Portable Native Client (PNaCl) is enabled:

    Figure: PNaCl component is enabled.

Step 2 - Verify and Update PNaCl Version

  1. Navigate to the following URL:

    chrome://components
  2. Locate an entry for pnacl, similar to the following:

    Figure: PNaCl component in Google Chrome

  3. If the version number is less than than required or shows 0.0.0.0, click Check for update.
  4. Wait for the update to complete. A non-zero version number should appear.
  5. Restart Google Chrome.

Step 3 - Disable Unneeded PNaCl Features

  1. Navigate to the following URL:

    chrome://flags
  2. Verify that all the following flags are disabled:

    FlagLinkStatus
    Native Client GDB-based debuggingEnabledisabled
    Force PNaCl SubzeroEnabledisabled
    Restrictive Native Client GDB-based debugging by patternEnabledisabled
  3. If you made changes, restart Google Chrome.

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