OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Tested

Apple released OS X 10.10 Yosemite in 2015.  ICTS conducted product suitability testing to ensure that the OS did not conflict with existing software already in use on campus.


New features

OS X 10.10 Yosemite introduced a fresh, but familiar interface with a range of built in applications that you use on a daily basis. A range of new technologies, such as continuity, was also introduced which allows for better functionality between Mac and iOS devices. You can view all new features on the Apple website.

 

Key to symbols used

Testing Key

Tested and approved

Tested and NOT approved

Not working/Not yet functional

Not tested/Testing in progress

Known issues

 

 

Test results


Operating System

Status

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

 

 

Applications and Services

Results & Comments

Status

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac

Basic functionality

Microsoft Lync 2011

Basic functionality

AirDrop

Basic functionality

Continuity

Basic functionality

Adobe Reader 11.0.0.4

Basic functionality

SAP 7.30 GUI revision 9

Basic functionality

Outlook Web App

Basic functionality

Mozilla Firefox 33

Basic functionality

Safari 8.0

Basic functionality

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 9.7.0

Basic functionality

McAfee EPO Agent

Basic functionality

NetStorage

Basic functionality, authentication, file upload, file download and browsing network drives using Safari 8.0

Oracle Java Runtime Environment: Version 8 update 25

Basic functionality using Safari 8.0 web browser. For more information refer to the vendor's article.

Flash Player 15.0

Basic functionality

Parallels Desktop 10

Basic functionality

Parallels Desktop 9

Basic functionality

EndNote X7

Basic functionality. For further information refer to the vendor's article.

Novell iPrint V5.76

Basic functionality

UCT Proxy

Basic functionality

EZProxy

Basic functionality

PeopleSoft

Basic functionality

Third Party System

Basic functionality

VPN (Cisco VPN AnyConnect Client)

Basic functionality

eduroam Wireless

Basic functionality

CIFS and SMB (Access to UCT network drives)

Basic functionality

SPSS

Basic functionality

Boot Camp 5.1.2

Basic functionality

UCT Apple update server

Basic functionality

Microsoft AutoUpdate

Basic functionality

CloudWare

Basic functionality

Remote Desktop

Basic functionality

Nvivo 10

Basic functionality

ServiceNow

Basic functionality

 

 

 

 

Websites (Testing done using Safari)

Results & Comments

Status

http://www.icts.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality

http://password.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

http://netstorage.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

http://lists.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

https://www.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

http://vula.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

http://www.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication

https://www.whitepages.uct.ac.za/

Basic functionality and authentication