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InternetExplorer8BrowserRequirements

Last modified at 7/12/2013 8:06 AM by Varvorines, Drake

Internet Explorer 8 Browser Requirements

Below you will find configuration settings for Internet Explorer 8. Please note that as of 09/24/2010 Internet Explorer 6 is not supported by myUFL. These settings provide the best user experience for the myUFL system (my.ufl.edu) and ensure all portal services will work as expected.
 

 

Disabling the Popup Blocker
  • Select the 'Tools' menu from the upper right hand corner of the screen
  • Highlight the 'Pop-up Blocker' section of the 'Tools' menu
  • Select 'Turn on pop-up blocker
  • Select the 'Tools' menu from the upper right hand corner of the screen again
  • Highlight the 'Pop-up Blocker' section of the 'Tools' menu
  • Now select 'Pop-up Blocker Settings'

 

  • Type *.ufl.edu into the 'Address of website to allow:' field
  • Click the 'Add' button to the left of the field and then click 'Close'
 
 
 
 
Enabling Mixed Content
  • Go to the 'Tools' Menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • In the section labeled 'Security level for this zone', select the 'Custom level..." button
  • Scroll just over half way down the available options to find 'Display mixed content' and set that to 'Enable'
 
 
 
Adding UF sites as 'trusted' - Step 1
  • Go to the 'Tools' menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Security' tab
  • Select 'Trusted Sites'
  • Click on 'Sites'
  • Uncheck "Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone"
  • Add the sites to be trusted and select Add
    • *.ufl.edu (UF )
    • https://*.ufl.edu (UF)
    • http://*.ufl.edu (UF)
    • http://my.ufl.edu (Portal)
    • https://my.ufl.edu (Portal)
    • https://login.ufl.edu (Gatorlink Login)
    • http://reports.cns.ufl.edu (Cognos / BI)
    • http://prod-apache.erp.ufl.edu (myReports)
 
  • Click on 'Close'
 
 
Adding UF sites as 'trusted' Step 2
  • Go to the 'Tools' menu on the upper right hand corner of the IE window
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Select the 'Privacy' tab
  • In the 'Settings' section, select the 'Sites' button
  • In the 'Address of website:' field enter the following address manually and select 'Allow'
    • *.ufl.edu
  • Click on 'Ok'
  • Click on 'Apply'
  • Click on 'Ok'
 
 
Deleting Cache and Cookies
 

Click here for information on how to clear the cache and cookies in Internet Explorer 8.

 

 

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