Browsers and Operating Systems

The EBS Portal user experience is optimal when used with supported software combinations.

A complete list of what is supported for all Enterprise Business Systems can be found in the compatibility matrix.

Browser Support Pages

Browsers work best if their settings are correct. Learn more about each browser and the proper settings using the links below:

Internet Explorer 11 (on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10)

Edge 38 (on Windows 10)

Chrome 60 (on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10)

Firefox ESR 52.3 (on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10)

Safari 10 (on Mac OS 10.12, Sierra)

Browser Constraints

Not every link works in every browser. Links in the EBS Portal that are listed below are not supported for the associated browser. Any link that is not listed for a given browser should work if the browser's settings are correct. (Updated 8/25/2017.)

Internet Explorer 11

No known issues.

Edge 38

Links that are not supported:

  • Courses for Employees @ MSU
  • Application to Retire
  • Work Schedule Change Request
  • Change of Status: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Faculty/Academic Staff
  • Support Staff Reclassify Position

Chrome 60

Links that are not supported:

  • Courses for Employees @ MSU
  • Application to Retire
  • Work Schedule Change Request
  • Change of Status: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Faculty/Academic Staff
  • Support Staff Reclassify Position

Safari 10

Links that are not supported:

  • Courses for Employees @ MSU
  • Application to Retire
  • Work Schedule Change Request
  • Change of Status: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Faculty/Academic Staff
  • Support Staff Reclassify Position

Firefox ESR 52.3

Links that are not supported:

  • HR/Payroll Inbox
  • Position Details & Relationships
  • Earnings Statements
  • Application to Retire
  • Work Schedule Change Request
  • My Team
  • Employee Data Report
  • FMLA Balance and Usage
  • Quota Balance Summary
  • Quota Usage Detail
  • Change of Status: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Support Staff
  • Leave of Absence or Return: Faculty/Academic Staff
  • Support Staff Reclassify Position
  • Change of Position/Additional Assignment: Faculty/Academic Staff
  • Change of Status: Graduate Assistant
  • HR Forms & Cost Redistributions

Mobile Devices

The EBS Portal is not supported on mobile devices. Some features and links may work on mobile devices, but if an issue is encountered, please use a supported device, such as a PC or Mac.

Other Operating Systems on Desktop or Laptop

Only the operating systems listed above, with the related browsers, are supported for the EBS Portal. Other operating systems, such as the various types of Linux (Debian, Fedora, Mint, Ubuntu, etc.) are not supported. At times certain features and links may work in these operating systems with different browsers, but if an issue is encountered, please switch to a supported combination of browser and operating system.