Important notices

The following page lists recent and upcoming important notifications regarding exam products, delivery systems, security, and our support thereof.

MOS 2016 & ACA CC 2018 Photoshop Exam Maintenance

Published: March 2019
The following exams will undergo maintenance on March 19th:

MOS 2016 (all exams) - ENU
  • Maintenance: General exam stability
ACA CC 2018 Photoshop - ENU
  • Maintenance: The certification test panel default placement will now be on the side vs the bottom to maintain consistency with all other exams in the suite

     Photoshop Tutorial
 
The updates for these exams affect any exam in the MOS 2016 or ACA CC 2018 program versions. If your Console 8 update settings are set to automatic, these exams will automatically download on March 19th once we release to production or when the exam is launched. If your Console 8 update settings are set to manual, or you would like to have these exams load prior to testing, allow some extra time before the exam session on the update admin page to accept these updates.
 

Console Update: Compass Secure Browser Update

Published: March 2019

Release Overview


Compass Update Information:

A maintenance update for Compass will be released on March 19th, 2019 that will include some minor bug fixes and improved exam performance for the Adobe CC18 exams. This includes both the Mac and Windows versions of Compass. Here are the improvements:
 
  • Both Mac and Windows Platforms will be updated to improve test security and performance
  • Panel update for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere Pro applications to improve usability and in exam experience.
Visit the Console systems updates page often for scheduled updates.

Learn more about the Compass delivery system.

Note: Console will not be updated and can continue to be used without installing this update for Compass. 

Here are the available options to install the update:
 
  1. This update will be made available all Console 8.6x versions and for those systems set to receive automatic updates no action is needed.
  2. If you are set to receive updates manually, then, click on the “Updates” tile and follow the onscreen prompts.    
  3. If using the stand-alone version of Compass the update will automatically download and install when launching the Compass application. 

     

 

What’s new in this update

Features/Fixes:  
 
  • Windows Platform: Minor updates to improve test security and performance
  • Mac Platform: Minor updates to improve test security and performance
  • Panel update for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro applications to improve usability and in exam experience.   
 

Additional Notes

  • The Console v8.6.5.9 will not changes as the core Console application has not been changed.  The updates being released are dependencies of exams. 

Console 8.6.x Update

Published: January 2019

Console 8 Update Information:

The next generation delivery system Compass will download though Console 8 placing the Compass icon on the desktop. 



To learn more about Compass go to www.certiport.com/compass
Visit the Console systems updates page often for scheduled updates. 

Here are the available options to install the update:

  1. This update will be made available all Console 8.6x versions and for those systems set to receive automatic updates no action is needed.
  2. If you are set to receive updates manually, then, click on the “Updates” tile and follow the on-screen instructions.