Admins: Enable Screencast-O-Matic to work over a protected network (domains and ports)

Admins: Enable Screencast-O-Matic to work over a protected network (domains and ports)

Firewall, Content Filter, Network Security

Businesses and schools may use firewall settings and content filters that prevent the Screencast-O-Matic application from properly communicating online.  If your network is restricted, your may have seen messages like these:

"Failed to download the latest version of the app! Please check your internet connection, anti-virus, or firewall settings and try running again."
"Failed to Upload! Are you on a restricted network at a school or business?"

Configuring firewall rules:

If the network is restricted, you will need to speak with the IT administrator and ask them to allow, or whitelist, all HTTP/HTTPS traffic on the following domain:
*.screencast-o-matic.com

note: we use subdomains and may deploy new subdomains in future so please use the * delimeter.

The Screencast-O-Matic App needs to access files over port 80 on: