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Depending upon the browser you are using, you can precache content with or without using the ProctorCache Java applet. The following table lists the supported browsers for precaching:

Precache using the Java appletPrecache without the Java applet
FireFox, IE, SafariFireFox, IE, Chrome

Precache Test Content by Test

To cache content by test, follow these steps:

  1. From Setup > Precache by Test, mark the boxes to select one or more tests from the list.

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  2. Select one Precache Server from the list.

  3. Click Precache
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Precache Test Content by the Selected Test Sessions

Perform this task after you create a test session(s).

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  1. From Testing > Sessions, search to find test session(s) set up to use proctor caching or click the down arrow next to the Search button and select show all results. Select the session(s) you want to edit.

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  2. Open the task list and select Precaching Test Content and click Start.

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  3. Click Precache. You can also click View Status at any time to view caching status. If content is not appearing when precaching and there are no students in the session, add students to the test session and try again.

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  4. An information page displays that caching is in progress and the parameters being used. At the same time, the ProctorCache application will open. From that application you can view caching progress. See Set Up and Use ProctorCache for directions.

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    This screenshot shows that precaching has started.

    The ProctorCache page provides access to cache status. See Set Up and Use ProctorCache for more details.

View Available Tests Cached Content Status

To view available tests cached content status, follow these steps:

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You can also refresh downloaded content for that test, reload the content, or purge content from the cache. 

Related Information

  • To learn how to refresh and reload cached content, see Set Up and Use ProctorCacheRefresh, Reload, and Purge ProctorCache.
  • The following video shows how to Precache

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