MY Access! System Requirements Quick Check

The following guide provides an overview of the minimum and recommended technical specifications for implementing MY Access! Run this check periodically to ensure your computer is ready to use MY Access!.

Desktops PC and Macintosh

System/Software Minimum Recommended You Have Pass/Fail Fix
Operating System PC
Microsoft Windows® XP or Vista

Mac
Mac OS X 10.5

Linux
Any distribution that supports Firefox 3.0
PC
Microsoft Windows® 7

Mac
Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

Linux
Any distribution that supports Firefox 3.6
Unknown
Web Browser PC
IE 7.0
Firefox 3.0

Mac
Firefox 3.0
Safari 4.0
PC
IE 8.0 or higher
Firefox 3.6 or higher

Mac
Firefox 3.6 or higher
Safari 5.0 or higher
Generic crawler 2.0
Adobe Flash® Player 9.0 10.1 or higher Not detectable with this browser



Other Settings

System/Software Minimum Recommended
Desktop 1GHz Processor 1GHz Processor or greater
Memory 256 MB 512 MB or greater
Display 15"+ VGA or better monitor capable of 1028 X 768 resolution or better 17" SVGA monitor with 1028 X 768


Desktop Settings


Cookies: Cookies must be turned ON.
  • Cookies should be set to "accept all cookies". Cache should be set to "1" or the lowest possible setting.

  • Check that newest version of stored page is set to "every visit to the page".

Proxy/Caching or Content Filtering Software Server Settings
  • Content Filtering: The following URLs must be allowed through ANY content filters that have been implemented: http://www.myaccesshome.com. The IP Address is http://199.7.240.113 .

  • TCP/http: Firewalls are configured to allow http on port 80 to the internet.

  • User Authentication and Timeout value: If user authentication is enabled on a proxy server or firewall, the session timeout value should be set to at least be equal to the length of the test (mps at least 60 minutes). This will help prevent users from losing their session with the proxy server or firewall while testing.