Proctor Caching 2013.1.3 Hardware and Software Requirements

Updated 1/17/2014

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This document includes these sections to help you set up Proctor Caching:

  • Hardware Requirements
  • Software Requirements
  • Firewall/Proxy Servers/Content Filtering
  • What's New

The minimum hardware requirements for all computers used for Proctor Caching with TestNav are listed on this page. You can find the version of Proctor Caching that you are using by looking at the bottom of the Proctor Cache Admin screen in the browser.

Note: Please do not make any technology changes during an online testing administration, including applying software patches.

Hardware Requirements

Hardware Requirements
Windows Macintosh


1.6 GHz x86-compatible

Intel Core™ Duo 2.0GHz
Only Intel-based Macs are supported




Software Requirements

Macintosh OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8 or Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, or Windows 8.

Firewall / Proxy Servers / Content Filtering

When using Proctor Caching, the following must be opened in any firewalls, proxy servers, or software that is used for internet content filtering:

Your test delivery URL, for example:


Note for both Windows and OS X: If you are using firewall software on the Proctor Caching computer, you must configure the firewall software to open ports 4480 and 4481 for TCP/IP on the local network.

Note for Mac OS X 10.6: In certain situations when the parental control is on and the user attempts to connect to SSL sites, the automatic Internet content filter on Mac OS X 10.6 workstations may block your test delivery domain, for example, To resolve this, set the parental control to “Always Allow” your test delivery domain, for example,

What's New



Removed unneeded URL filtering entries.


Initial version for TestNav 8