SETTING UP YOUR COMPUTER

For the EBS Portal and links related to HR & Payroll, only use the software (older versions are not supported) and settings listed below, or consider using the MSU Virtual Desktop.

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.

You may have some success using software that is not supported. If issues are encountered use supported software.

Supported Software

Only the software combinations below are supported.

Windows 10

Supported browsers on Windows 10, up to version 21H1

  • Microsoft Edge, version 95
  • Google Chrome, version 90
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR, version 91
    Note that ONLY the Extended Support Release (ESR) version is supported, and not the Rapid Release version.

(Please note that Windows 11 has NOT been assessed for functionality with the EBS Portal.)

Mac OS

Supported browsers on MacOS, up to version 12 (Monterey)

  • Safari, version 15 (no other browsers are supported on the MacOS operating system)
  • Microsoft Edge with Microsoft Windows (use VMWare - and not Parallels Desktop - to run Windows on a Mac)

Your productivity with EBS will work best with the proper browser settings.

Mobile Devices & Other Operating Systems

Mobile devices, and desktop operating systems other then Windows and Mac, are NOT supported, such as:

  • Android
  • Chrome OS (e.g. ChromeBook, GooglePixel)
  • Windows Mobile (e.g. SurfacePro)
  • Mac iOS (e.g. iPhone, iPad)
  • Linux (including Debian, Fedora, Mint, Ubuntu, etc.)