Predeployment technical readiness information for client IT - Assessments - Knowledge Base

The following information is for Client IT to help conduct Technology Readiness and Connectivty Testing. In most cases, end users can safely ignore this information.

effective date: 18 January 2018

Email filters

To guarantee that email invitations and reminders to participants are not caught in your spam/junk email  filters, it may be necessary to whitelist our SMTP server IP: ( / 78 (

Alternatively, you can whitelist all emails from the following domains:


Firewall and security

For the assessments to function correctly, all of the following requirements must be met:

Active content (HTML files with <EMBED> and <OBJECT> tags) must be allowed.

Communication across the following ports must be allowed:  HTTP (Port 80) and HTTPS (Port 443)

Network traffic to and from the following sites must be allowed:  ( - effective January 18th, 2018

Depending on your network configuration, it may be necessary to create proxy exceptions or whitelist entries to insure that the above requirements are met.


Pop-up blockers

Most pop-up blocking software will NOT interfere with the successful use of Korn Ferry assessments.  However, should a pop-up blocker interfere with the assessment, please add and ( ) to the pop-up blocker exception list.  Alternatively, before starting a Korn Ferry offering, you may instruct participants to disable all pop-up blockers on their computers.