Google Chrome: Required Settings


The information below is relevant for the Enterprise Business Systems (EBS) Portal and the HR and Payroll functions within the portal.  For information on compatibility with other EBS Systems, such as Finance and Business Intelligence, see the Compatibility Matrix.

Many applications require additional settings on the browser to work properly.  See detailed instructions below.

Local Intranet

In order to optimize performance, the EBS Portal must be listed in the proper security zone.
Control Panel> Internet Options> Security> Local intranet>sites> advanced> add https://secportal.ebsp.msu.edu

control panel

local intranet

add site

Default Browser

The default browser should be Internet Explorer or Firefox ESR.  New windows opened from a different browser use the default browser, which can cause a problem if the default browser is not supported for that application.
Start> Control Panel> Default Programs> Set your Default Programs

default programs

 

set your default programs

Allow pop-ups

Many links will open a new window.  Make sure that the browser allows for pop-ups.
Menu> Settings> Content Settings> Pop-ups> Manage exceptions > *.ebsp.msu.edu> Allow    

settings

content settings

manage exceptions

Language

Browsers should be set to have English as the first language.  Items may not display properly on screen if this is set to some other language.
Menu> Settings> Show advanced settings> Language and Input Settings             

settings

language and input settings

Zoom

Having the zoom on the screen set to anything other than 100% can result in improper display of the screen, including a flickering screen.  For most browsers, <control> 0 (zero) resets the zoom to 100%. Here are direction specific to each browser.
Menu> Zoom> +/-        

zoom

Toolbars

Add-ins can prevent items from properly displaying in browser windows.  Below are directions for disabling browser add-ins.
Menu> Settings> Extensions> uncheck enable, or delete           

settings

extensions