LanSchool System Requirements

LanSchool System Requirements

LanSchool 9.1 Teacher Console Requirements

The LanSchool Teacher Console software must be installed on each instructor device. Supported device operating systems include:
  1. Windows 10 or 11
  2. Windows Server 2016 (for Terminal Services / Thin Client support only)
  3. macOS 10.15, 11, 12, 13 or 14

LanSchool 9.1 Student Requirements

The LanSchool Student client must be installed on each student device. Supported device operating systems include:
  1. Windows 10 or 11
  2. Windows Server 2016 (for Terminal Services / Thin Client support only)
  3. macOS 10.15, 11, 12, 13 or 14
  4. Chromebook v93 or later (requires LanSchool Connection Service)
  5. Android 10, 11, 12, or 13 (requires LanSchool Connection Service)
    The LanSchool Classic Android app is currently not in the store due to several fixes to make it compatible with Classic 9.3 teacher.  An update will be posted once it has returned. 

LanSchool Connection Service

The LanSchool Connection Service (LCS) is recommended to manage the connectivity between teacher and student devices running LanSchool.

For 500 users and below
• Dedicated workstation or virtual machine that is always up and running 
• 64-bit Windows Server 2016 or higher
• Static IP Address 
• 4GB RAM 
• 100Mb Ethernet network adapter 

For 500 to 10,000 users
• Dedicated machine or virtual machine that is always up and running 
• 64-bit Windows Server 2016 or higher 
• Static IP Address 
• 16GB RAM or greater
• 1Gb Ethernet network adapter connected to a gigabit port on a switch 

Licensing Server Connection

LanSchool Classic 9.3 requires a license key registration for the teacher consoles. Ensure the following site is whitelisted for your region.

Region
Site Address
Americas 
api-lsa.lenovosoftware.com
EMEA
api-lsa-emea.lenovosoftware.com
APAC
api-lsa-apac.lenovosoftware.com


Network Architecture

All communication between teacher and student devices occurs across the local area network. If an internal firewall exists between teacher and student devices, refer to the diagram below to ensure that communication is allowed on all necessary TCP and UDP ports.

Connection Server Model:


Peer-to-Peer Broadcast Model:


Language Support

The LanSchool Classic Teacher and Student software has been translated into several different languages. Not all components are available in all languages. To select a language, download the appropriate installation files from the LanSchool Classic Portal.


Windows
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Chromebook
Tech Console
Android
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German
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Russian
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Serbian
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Traditional Chinese
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Browser Support

LanSchool Classic web limiting and web history is supported using these browsers: 
  1. Google Chrome
  2. Microsoft Edge
  3. Safari
Due to changes in Mozilla Firefox's requirements, Web Limiting does NOT work with Firefox. The Mozilla Firefox extension is currently not supported and is under review. It's recommended to utilize the Limit Apps feature to restrict the Firefox browser.


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