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CIT can broadcast your seminar, conference or meeting live to a world-wide audience over the Internet as a real-time streaming video. The event can be recorded and made available for viewers to watch at their convenience as an on-demand video or a downloadable file. CIT can also broadcast NIH-only or HHS-only content.

The purpose of this page is to test your computer's web browser and Flash software. It will collect information from your computer to assist us if we need to troubleshoot any problem you are having. If you change any browser settings you must click here to refresh this data instead of using your browser refresh button. You cannot watch NIH-only or HHS-only VideoCasts unless your computer is on the NIH network, HHS network or uses NIH VPN service.

Test Videos

Click Here to Play Video.  This video is world accessible.

World Accessible

This video is world accessible
You have permission to play this video.
Click Here to Play Video.  This video is NIH-only.


NIH-Only (Only available to computers on the NIH network or NIH VPN)
You do not have permission to play this video.
Click Here to Play Video.  This video is HHS-only.


HHS-Only (Only available to computers on HHS networks or NIH VPN)
You do not have permission to play this video.
Test Results
1 Do you have an up-to-date browser? Generic crawler  2.0 Failed
2 Do you have Java Script enabled? No Failed
3 Is your Internet connection fast enough?
Broadband 512 kbs or faster is required.
Not detectable with JavaScript disabled  Failed
4 Do you have port 1935 open?
Make sure your firewall does not block Flash. Testing ports 80,1935.
Open ports:   Warning
Does your computer have access to World Accessible, NIH-only or HHS-only VideoCasts?
Please note - most VideoCasts are world accessible. If your computer is on an ISP outside of the NIH or HHS network it is normal to receive ”No” for NIH-only or HHS-only events.
IP address:
WORLD VideoCasts YES
NIH-only VideoCasts NO
HHS-only VideoCasts NO
6 Do you have pop-ups blocked? No Passed
7 Flash Player Not tested or result unavailable Warning
8 Platform Unknown
CCBot/2.0 (
9 Time zone difference
Not detectable with JavaScript disabled  n/a
10 Display properties Screen size: 0x0 n/a
11 Service Code
Please send us this service code if you need assistance. If you email us or open a service ticket, include this code.

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