ALLIES Web - Virtual Classroom - Prerequisites

In order to participate in the virtual classroom project, you need your own computer equipment.

Note for Apple users: In order to reduce our technician’s work load, we highly suggest that you borrow a portable PC from your unit for the duration of the course.

Allies Web

Please follow this link to access Allies Web application prerequisites.


To use WebEx, you must have:
A Headset with microphone Please note that all speakers will have to be mute during virtual classes.
A Webcam Included in laptop or added to computer

Most PC compatible cameras should work with WebEx. WebEx has tested the following cameras for their high quality video:

Cisco VT Camera II Cisco VT Camera III Logitech QuickCam S7500
Tandberg Precision HDLogitech Quick Cam Pro 9000Logitech QuickCam C905
Logitech QuickCam Orbit AFMicrosoft LifeCam HD -1000 Microsoft LifeCam VX
Microsoft LifeCam CinemaMicrosoft LifeCam VX -3000Microsoft LifeCam VX -6000
Microsoft LifeCam NX -6000
Display 1024 x 768 resolution with 16 bit color representation
A phone
Software Adobe Reader, Word
Web Navigator Ideally Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher for compatibility with ALLIES.

The following navigators work with WebEx but not with ALLIES: Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome.

How do I test my compatibility with WebEx?

  1. Go to the WebEx Web site to join a test session. (External link, Opens in a new window.)
  2. Enter your name and e-mail in the spaces provided and click the "Join" button.
  3. A pop-up will appear with a progress bar to indicate that you are joining the meeting. This process may take several minutes.
  4. You will be placed in a WebEx meeting. You will see "Congratulations! Your system is now set up properly."

Note: If you are having difficulty running the test, contact your department's information technology services. System requirements are listed on the WebEx Web site. You can also contact WebEx Support at 1-866-229-3239.