|Item||Minimum Specification for Client PC||Recommended Specification|
|Processor||133Mhz Intel Pentium Processor with 512k Cache||300Mhz Intel Pentium II Processor with 512k Cache|
|Memory||32 MB Ram||128 MB Ram|
|Monitor||1024x768 resolution screen||1024x768 resolution screen|
|Oracle Java||Version 1.6.0 Update 25 or above||Version 1.6.0 Update 25 or above|
|Internet Explorer||Version 6.0 SP1 or above||Version 6.0 SP1 or above|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows XP||Microsoft Windows XP|
|Supported Microsoft Operating Systems|| Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Operating Systems: Windows 98, Windows NT and Windows 2000 SP2 to SP4 are not supported by ScotiaFX Internet Trading Platform. To use this platform your local PC must have Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7 installed.
The ScotiaFX Internet Trading platform requires that you have Oracle Java 1.6.0 Update 25 or above installed on your local PC.
Check with your information technology group if you have a department that is responsible for applications on your desktop.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you upgrade to Oracle Java 1.6.0 Update 25 or above and are currently using a lower version of Java for other applications, you may experience difficulties accessing your other applications.
If you are using Java 7 Update 4 and 5 you will also require Java 1.4.1, please contact Client Support Desk for North America for assistance. Contact information is below in the Security section.
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The ScotiaFX trading application runs on our secure platform. A User ID and password are required to open each trading session. A client is able to specify the access privileges and trade and settlement limits for each authorized user. The application uses at least 128 bit encryption for all data and digital certificates to authenticate users.
If you wish more information on our security, please contact the Client Support Desk for North America at (416) 945-4445 or 1(877) 389-3669. For UK/European Clients please dial your International Access Code +800-9997-2391 or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ScotiaFX is built on a secure web server. If for security reasons your company has established a firewall, please have your IT department make arrangements for you to have access.