Windows 8.1: Testing completed

After extensive testing of Windows 8.1, ICTS decided not to roll it out to the UCT campus.  ICTS will only offer “best effort” support for the operating system.

Test results

The test matrix below details the results of testing.

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

 

Compatible Windows 8.1 Software

Application

What was tested

Results

Status

Microsoft Office/Applications

Microsoft Office 2010

Installation, functionality

 

Project 2010

Installation, functionality

 

Visio 2010

Installation, functionality

 

Lync 2010

Installation, functionality

 

Microsoft Office 2013

Installation, functionality

 

Project 2013

Installation, functionality

 

Visio 2013

Installation, functionality

 

Lync 2013

Installation, functionality

 

Novell Client

Installation, configuration

 

iPrint

Installation, functionality

A few print drivers are available for Windows 8.1 but ICTS will only support printers as and when drivers become available from the various manufacturers.

iManager

Functionality

 

NetStorage

Functionality

 

ZENworks

Installation, functionality

 

Antivirus

McAffee ePO Agent

Functionality

 

McAfee VirusScan

Installation, functionality

 

Other Applications

Adobe Reader

Installation, functionality

 

Adobe Flash Player

Functionality

 

BATSETC Scripts (Y Drive)

Functionality

 

EndNote X7

Installations, functionality

 

FrontRange IVR

Installation, configuration and functionality

 

Java Player

Functionality

 

Windows credential manager (stored proxynet details)

Functionality

 

Media Player

Functionality

 

Mozilla Firefox

Functionality

 

Marks Processing add-in (Excel)

Installation, basic functionality

 

Media Player

Functionality

 

VPN anyconnect

Functionality

 

RightFax Client

Installation, Functionality

 

SPSS

Installation, functionality

 

Statistica

Installation, functionality

 

Nvivo 10

Installation, functionality

 

Windows Remote Desktop

Installation, functionality

 

7ZIp

Installation, functionality

 

Wireless Networking (Eduroam)

Functionality

 

Web Services (Testing done using IE 11 )

     

http://www.uct.ac.za

Functionality

 

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

Functionality

 

http://password.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://netstorage.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

WebVPN

Functionality

 

http://lists.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

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

Functionality

 

http://vula.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

Third Party Online Help

Functionality

 

http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/help/fsg/uctfs.htm

Functionality

 

http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/help/hrm/ucthrm.htm

Functionality

 

http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/help/gi/uctgi.htm

Functionality

 

http://whitepages.uct.ac.za

Functionality

 

https://imanager.uct.ac.za/

Functionality / Authentication

 

RightFaxWeb Client

Functionality / Authentication

 

WebNow

Functionality

 

UCT WSUS

Functionality

 

RMS

Functionality

IE needs to be set to compatibility view to use RMS admin.

PeopleSoft

Functionality

 

Microsoft Exchange OWA

Functionality

 

Third Party System

Functionality

 

Video Conferencing (EVO, Access Grid and Adobe Connect)

Functionality

 

ICTS Stock System

Functionality / Authentication

 

Rampage

Functionality

 

ZEN Remote

Functionality

 

Service Now

Functionality

 

Syllabus Plus

Functionality

 

Management@Net

Functionality / Authentication

 

MS Lync Web functionality

Functionality / Authentication

 

Drupal

Functionality

 

SAP Business Objects

Functionality / Authentication

 

CloudWare

Functionality / Authentication

 

Remote Desktop Connection

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://governance.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://www.lynda.com

Functionality / Authentication

 

Learn Online

Functionality / Authentication

 

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

Functionality

 

http://meeting.uct.ac.za

Functionality / Authentication

 

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

Functionality

 

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://eresearch.uct.ac.za/SitePages/home.aspx

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://openuct.uct.ac.za/

Functionality

 

https://login.uct.ac.za/cas/login

Functionality / Authentication

 

http://myuct.ac.za/

Functionality / Authentication

 

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

Functionality