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Configure Firefox and Java for SUNY WebConnect (Windows)

Operating Systems: Windows Vista and above

Applies to: UB faculty and staff

Last Updated: February 23, 2016

Instructions

1. Configure Firefox

  1. Open Firefox (Must use Firefox 34 or higher).
  2. Select Tools > Options. Click the Content icon.
  3. If Block pop-up windows is selected, click Exceptions next to it.
  4. Enter the following exceptions, clicking Allow after each:
    • www2.sysadm.suny.edu
    • wc.suny.edu
    • www.suny.edu
  5. Click Close.

2. Configure Java

  1. Click Control Panel (Windows) or System Preferences (Macintosh). Click Java.
  2. Click About. You must use Java 8.25.
    • If you are using Java 7.X, uninstall it and install Java 8.25 instead. When done, click Control Panel, then Java.
    • If you are using Java 8.25, proceed to step 3.
  3. In the Security tab, click Edit Site List.
  4. Click Add, then enter http://*.suny.edu and click OK. Click Continue.
  5. Click Add, then enter http://wc.suny.edu and click OK. Click Continue.
  6. Click Add, then enter http://www2.sysadm.suny.edu and click OK. Click Continue
  7. Click OK.


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