Proctor U Technical Requirements

Proctor U Technical Requirements

Remote Proctoring Equipment Requirements

Review the following requirements for your camera, operating system, upload/download speeds, RAM, ports, microphones and browsers to successfully enable your GIAC exam attempt.

TYPE MINIMUM RECOMMENDED
Webcam 640x480 resolution 1280x720 resolution
PC Users Windows Vista Windows 10 (10 S not supported)
Mac Users Mac OS X 10.5 or higher Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra
Internet Download Speed .768 Mbps 1.5 Mbps
Internet Upload Speed .384 Mbps 1 Mbps
RAM 1024 MB 2 GB
Connectivity Ports 1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP 1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

Additional Requirements:

  • A functioning microphone (some web cameras have them built-in)
  • A compatible browser: Google Chrome (preferred) or Mozilla Firefox

Not Supported:

  • Google Chromebooks
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Linux operating systems
  • Windows 10 in S mode or Surface RT
  • No running inside a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam

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