The general specifications required to administer the Best Start Year 7 assessments are as follows:
Description (Minimum Requirements)
Resolution of 1024 x 768
9 inch (diagonal measurement)
Headphones, earphones or earbuds
(sound card required)
Mouse, trackpad, touchpad or touch screen
Mac OS X
MS Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10
Chrome OS 38+
Supported web browsers
Google Chrome 28+
Internet Explorer 9+
|Diagnostics Test Page|
To assess device compatibility, log into:
Standard web proxy servers are supported.
The following ports need to be open through the proxy.
Port 443 and Port 80
*.core.windows.net (on azure as storage related endpoints - this is used for hosting static content such as images/html/js files)
*.azureedge.net (on the CDN as storage related endpoints - this is used for hosting static content such as images/html/js files)
Any specific DNS address that has been configured for the client to use for test delivery including:
512 KB bandwidth for up to 20 users
Note: During online tests, other internet traffic should be minimised
Note: No locked down browser is required to administer the Best Start Year 7 assessments.