ITS

Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services

El Capitan Testing Results

The following table summarizes the results of ITS testing of El Capitan against university services and supported software.  This table will continue be updated as information continues to be gathered.

 

Last Updated: August 18, 2016

Windows Services Pass/Fail Comments

Active Directory

Fail

Joining Mac computers to Active Directory is not supported. 

Windows File Service Pass Use Mapped Drive Tutorial

Adobe Software

Adobe Reader

Pass

With the Fall release for Acrobat 11 and DC, we have made both the versions compatible with Mac OS El Capitan.

Below are few known issues with the OS

  

Major releases support the base system requirements and languages described in the following:

 

Reader: https://helpx.adobe.com/reader/system-requirements.html

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Pass

Supported Version as per Adobe's Website

With the Fall release for Acrobat 11 and DC, we have made both the versions compatible with Mac OS El Capitan.

Below are few known issues with the OS

 

Major releases support the base system requirements and languages described in the following:

 

Acrobat: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/system-requirements.html

Adobe Flash Player

Pass  

Antivirus Software

System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP)

 

Pass

Warning during install, works.

Internet Browsers

Safari

Pass limited testing completed

Google Chrome

Pass limited testing completed

Firefox

Pass limited testing completed
Microsoft Office

Office 2011

  • Downloaded from MyQueen'sU.  This is meant for university owned computers.
Word 2011 Pass Requires latest Office and OS updates

Excel 2011

Pass Requires latest Office and OS updates

Outlook 2011

Pass Requires latest Office and OS updates

PowerPoint 2011

Pass Requires latest Office and OS updates

Skype for Business (Lync)

Pass

 

Office 365 ProPlus

  • This is the subscription version of Office 2016 as downloaded in Office 365. This is meant for personally owned computers only.

Office 2016

  • Downloaded from MyQueen'sU.  This is meant for university owned computers.
Pass

Requires latest Office and OS updates

OneDrive for Business

Pass

Requires OneDrive Client from Apple Store

Connectivity Software

Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

 

Pass  

Remote Gateway via Remote Desktop Protocol ( RDP/RDG )

Pass Requires Remote Desktop Client from Apple Store with current updates

Wireless connectivity

 

Pass

 
Administrative Software

PeopleSoft

Pass no serious issues reported.  Note OS dependent.  Browser dependent.  see Browser testing above. 
Applications / Services

QShare

 

pass  

Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

pass 7.1.3.2 or higher client

Queen's Wiki

pass  

Fetch

pass  

Outlook Web App

pass attachments fail in Chrome.  See browser testing.

Java 8

 

pass disabled in browsers by default, must be manually enabled

SPSS

version 23 supported by vender

download patch required.

IBM SPSS Statistics 23 for Macintosh is supported on OSX 10.11 El Capitan with some pre-requisites, please view below note for information:

Technote 1970391 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21970391

APAR PI49312 https://www.ibm.com/support/entdocview.wss?uid=swg1PI49312

Requires Apple Java SE 6, 2014-001 prior to install. Download link: http://support.apple.com/kb/dl1572

After upgrading to OS X 10.10 or OS X 10.11: Reinstall Java SE 6 and re-run License Authentication Wizard.