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Browser extensions

The cloud application metering browser extension runs in the context of the browser. It records the web pages the user visits. The data is stored locally on the computer, from where it is collected by the Snow Inventory Agent.

The available extensions and the applicable browsers and platforms are listed in the table below. Snow supports the deployment of extensions for browser versions that are supported by the respective vendor.

With the exception of Apple Safari, the extensions can be installed on the computers by the Snow Inventory Agent for Windows or macOS according to the agent's configuration.

Table 6. Cloud application metering browser extensions

Browser

Platform

Extension name

Comment

Google Chrome

Windows

macOS

Snow Web Application Metering

The extension is available in the Chrome Web Store.

Snow Software is the official publisher of the extension.

Microsoft Edge

Windows

macOS

Snow Web Application Metering

The extension is available in the Microsoft Edge Add-ons Store.

Snow Software is the official publisher of the extension.

Mozilla Firefox

Windows

macOS

FFCloudmetering.xpi

The extension is an add-on file that is distributed as an embedded resource in the Snow Inventory Agent itself.

The extension is signed by Mozilla Add-ons but not published there.

Apple Safari

macOS

snow-web-application-metering

The extension is installed independently of the Snow Inventory Agent for macOS.