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FFRA Systems Vendor-Supported Browsers

The following information was provided by our vendors and was last reviewed on 10/21/2015.

 

OS Browser Versions Browser Notes Audience

FAMIS

Windows Vista, 7 Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10, 11  
  • Facilities Central Office personnel
  • Shop Foremen
  • Budget & Accounting Office for Capital Projects
  • Students
  • Housing RA's
  • Department Administrators
Firefox 3.5+, 5+  
Chrome 49.0.2623.108  
Mac OS X 10.5 (minimum) Safari 5  
Firefox 3.5+, 5+  
Chrome 49.0.2623.108  
BROWSER SETTINGS:

The URL of the FAMIS application should be added as a trusted site. Pop-ups should be allowed for this URL.
Java must be 1.7 or above.

iBuyNU

Windows Vista, 7 Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10  
  • Shoppers
Firefox Latest version (as of 4/30/14)  
Chrome Latest version (as of 4/30/14)
Mac OS X 10.5 (minimum) Safari 5  
Firefox 3.5+, 5+  
Chrome Latest version (as of 4/30/14)  

InfoEd

Windows Internet Explorer 8, 9  

Faculty and Faculty Support Staff that currently participate in the creation or routing and approval of proposals

Firefox 19.02 - 27.0.1
17.0.4ESR - 17.0.11ESR
24.0ESR - 24.0.3ESR
 
Chrome 25.0.1364.160 - 33.0.1.1750.117  
Mac Safari 6.x  
Firefox 19.02 - 27.0.1
17.0.4ESR - 17.0.11ESR
24.0ESR - 24.0.3ESR
 
Chrome 25.0.1364.160 - 33.0.1.1750.117  
BROWSER SETTINGS:

The URL of the InfoEd application should be added as a trusted site. Pop-ups should be allowed for this URL. The browser cache should be set to check for a new page on every visit. The browser should not be set to "show friendly HTTP errors". The browser has to be configured to accept cookies from the server’s domain.

NUFinancials

Windows 7 - 10 Explorer 9, 10, 11  
  • Financial & Department Administrators/Assistants, Business Managers
  • Faculty & Faculty Support Staff
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Department Heads & Directors
  • Research Techs, Assistants, Work-Study Students in Financial Offices
Firefox 3.6, 7  
Chrome 35  
Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.9 Safari 6 - 8  
Firefox 3.6, 7  
Chrome 35  

NUPlans

Windows 8.1, 8, 7 (SP1 or higher) Explorer 9, 10, 11  
  • Financial & Department Administrators/Assistants, Business Managers
  • Faculty & Faculty Support Staff
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Department Heads & Directors
  • Research Techs, Assistants, Work-Study Students in Financial Offices
Firefox 31ESR  
Chrome 40  
Mac OS X Leopard 10.5/10.5.5 Safari n/a Safari is not a supported browser
Firefox 31ESR  
BROWSER SETTINGS:

The NUPlans URL should be added as a trusted site and pop-ups should be allowed for the URL. To be able to export to Excel from Internet Explorer, Security Settings must be adjusted to allow downloads.

OnBase (viewing scanned invoice images from NUFinancials)

Windows Explorer 7 - 11  
  • Financial & Department Administrators/Assistants, Business Managers
  • Faculty & Faculty Support Staff
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Department Heads & Directors
  • Research Techs, Assistants, Work-Study Students in Financial Offices
Firefox 17ESR, 24ESR  
Chrome n/a Chrome is not a supported browser
Mac OS X Safari 5.1.9+ and 6.0.4+  
Firefox 17ESR, 24ESR  
Chrome n/a Chrome is not a supported browser
BROWSER SETTINGS:

You may be prompted to allow popups.

 

For Cognos BI Reporting supported browsers, please see: NU Business Intelligence Quick Reference Guide

Workstation Hardware:  For NUIT's current hardware recommendations, please see http://www.it.northwestern.edu/hardware

Vendor Documentation:

NUFinancials (PeopleSoft) Browser Requirements pdf icon

InfoEd Browser Requirements pdf icon

iBuyNU Browser Requirements pdf icon

FAMIS Browser Requirements pdf icon

NUPlans Browser Requirements pdf icon