**Recommended browser** Google Chrome

To ensure Technical Requirements are met, we recommend using Google Chrome to run your ICAS or REACH Assessments.

Use the button below to run a Technical Readiness Test to see if your device is ready for test day.

The Assessments Portal’s test player complies with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA+. This is the international standard for ensuring that online content is accessible, particularly for students with disabilities.

Technical Readiness test

Use our Technical readiness test to assess if you meet all requirements.

A secure locked-down browser application is required for:

ICAS Spelling Bee

ICAS Writing

Reach Spelling

Reach Writing

All other assessments are web (browser) based and do not require the locked-down browser application.

Locked-down browser installation

Information on how to download and install the locked-down browser application can be found here

A supported web browser should be used for:

Note 1: Web browser in order of preference (with compatible OS)

Supported Hardware Devices


Desktop PC



Android tablet

Supported Operating Systems

Mac OSX 10.8+

MS Windows 7, 8 and 10

Chrome OS 38+

iOS 10.3+

Android 5+ (running Android System Webview)

Note: Windows XP and Vista are not supported operating systems for assessments using locked-down browser.


Note: There is no additional bandwidth requirement for locked-down browser use, once the application has been installed.


Client Firewall Configuration

The firewall configuration requirements for the Assessments Portal are detailed below.

  • sea0219insights2prod.blob.core.windows.net
  • 2606:2800:147:120f:30c:1ba0:fc6:265a
  • sea0219insights2prod.azureedge.net
  • icasassassments.janisoninsights.com
  • sea0219-insights2-prod.cloudapp.net
  • sea0219-insights2-prod.trafficmanager.net

* Purpose

  1. Janison Insights content is stored and served from Microsoft Azure Blob and CDN Storage.
  2. This address hosts the Janison Insights website.
  3. Janison Insights emails are sent from this address, it is also recommended to white list this IP address on mail servers.

The system generated emails come from this address [email protected]

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