Tech Requirements & Setup Instructions (All Systems) | Proximity Learning

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Please ensure that all of the following items are installed and configured properly for all equipment and facilities, students enrolled in Proximity Learning courses will use. After each system is setup, please contact support to schedule a full systems test before the first day of class!

 

 Supported Platforms and Operating Systems

Proximity Learning courses utilize cloud-based systems and should work on any up-to-date Windows/Mac computer or Chromebook. In general, any Windows or Mac computer purchased within the past two to three years with at least 2GB RAM should be sufficient. 4GB RAM or better is strongly recommended. iOS, and Android mobile devices are partially supported at this time.

Windows

  • IE7+, Firefox, Chrome
    2.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and higher (single screen)
    2.8 GHz Quad Core Intel Core i7 and higher (dual or triple screen)
    Windows 7+(32-bit/64-bit)
    Dual bank RAM for better performance

Mac

  • Firefox, Chrome
    2.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and higher (single screen)
    2.8 GHz Quad Core Intel Core i7 and higher (dual or triple screen)
    Mac OS X 10.9+
    Dual bank RAM for better performance

Chromebooks

  • Kept up-to-date with latest Chrome OS version.
    iOS: iOS 8.1.2 or later
    Android: Google Android 4.4 or later

Other OS Support

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
    Windows Vista with SP1 or later
    Windows XP with SP3 or later
    Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
    Mint 17.1 or higher
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
    Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
    CentOS 6.4 or higher
    Fedora 21 or higher
    OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
    ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Mobile Devices

  • Surface PRO 2 running Win 8.1
    Surface PRO 3 running Win 10
    Linux, Firefox, Chrome

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Audio/Video Equipment

Must be properly installed and working for each student

  • Combination Headsets or Speakers and a microphone – Built-in, USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - Built-in or USB plug-in
    • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card
  • Wired Internet connection or commercial-grade WiFi
    • Consumer-grade WiFi equipment is not sufficient

HD Camera Recommendations

USB Speakerphone and Microphone Recommendations

Other Peripherals

Note: Device support varies with systems. Please test them first.

Alternative Headsets (Inexpensive)

Alternative Webcams (Inexpensive)

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 Plug-Ins, Add-Ins and Applications

*Links for Success

  1. Adobe Flash Player (most recent version)
  2. MSI Insaller
  3. Install Chinese IME (for typing Chinese Characters):Windows 7 or Vista

(The PinYin editor and Chinese IME are only required for students enrolled in Chinese language courses)

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Speed Tests and Diagnostics

We strongly suggest performing a speed test of the anticipated delivery environment:

 

Required IP addresses, Ports, URLs and Firewall Exceptions

*The following IP addresses, ports, and domains must be fully accessible or white-listed*


Canvas LMS

  • 54.240.14.1
    54.240.14.2
    54.240.14.198
    54.240.14.199
    54.208.177.185
    54.86.90.159
    54.240.14.105
    54.240.14.139
    54.240.14.154
    54.240.14.188
    54.240.14.100
    54.240.14.102
    54.240.14.103
    54.240.14.107
    54.240.14.128
    54.240.14.130
    54.240.14.131
    proximity.instructure.com
    instructure.com
    instructuremedia.com
    canvas-2013-cert-1583656981.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com
    safefiles.instructure.com
    help.instructure.com
    images.instructure.com

Zoom

  • TCP ~ Port:
    80,443

    Destination:
    [*.]zoom.us

    TCP ~ Ports:
    443, 8801, 8802

    Destination:
    8.5.128.0/23
    13.52.6.128/25
    18.205.93.128/25
    52.202.62.192/26
    64.211.144.0/24
    69.174.57.0/24
    69.174.108.0/22
    115.114.56.192/26
    115.114.131.0/26
    120.29.148.0/24
    162.12.232.0/22
    162.255.36.0/22
    192.204.12.0/22
    202.177.207.128/27
    202.177.213.96/27
    204.141.28.0/22
    209.9.211.0/24
    209.9.215.0/24
    213.19.144.0/24
    213.19.153.0/24
    221.122.88.128/25
    221.122.89.128/25

    UDP ~ Ports:
    3478, 3479, 8801 - 8810

    TCP ~ Ports:
    80, 443

    Destination
    [*.]proxlearn.zoom.us/
    [*.]cloudfront.net

        *SSO*

  • https://proxlearn.meets.cirqlive.com/lti.exe
    [*.]proxlearn.meets.cirqlive.com/lti.exe
    https://proxlearn.meets.cirqlive.com
    [*.]proxlearn.meets.cirqlive.com
    https://proxlearn.zoom.us/

Other Required URLs and Resources

  • proxlearn.com
    scribd.com
    vimeo.com
    vimeocdn.com
    cdns.snacktools.net
    https://cdn.flipsnack.com
    www.flipsnack.com
    files.flipsnack.com
    files.flipsnack.net
    www.skritter.com
    beta.skritter.com
    http://studyspanish.com
    https://www.weebly.com/
    http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/science/virtual_labs/E03/E03.html
    http://my.hrw.com/sh2/sh07_10/student/flash/virtual_investigations/hst/mix/hst_mix_vi.html
    http://languagetreks.com/lesson1.swf
    http://languagetreks.com/lesson8.swf
    [*.]languagetreks.com
    http://interactivesites.weebly.com/spanish.html
    http://media.abcya.com/games/spanish_vocabulary/flash/spanish_vocabulary.swf
    http://media.abcya.com/games/spanish_word_bingo/flash/spanish_word_bingo.swf

 

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