Network Connectivity

AuScio requires internet connectivity. You must open your firewall to Auscio for TCP port 80.

Network timeout could cause problems if requesting the kitco.com page requires more than a few seconds. The bandwidth is approximately 5KB per update. AuScio is designed to use minimal bandwidth, but some internet connections may not be sufficiently reliable. AuScio is designed to fail gracefully with a clear indication of out-of-date prices.

What data is transmitted by AuScio?

Upon startup, AuScio retrieves a verification page from auscio.com. On every refresh, AuScio retrieves quotes from kitco.com.