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.

Productivity with EBS is best with the proper software settings.

Supported Software

Only the software combinations below are supported.

Operating System Browser * Supported Browser Version
Windows 10**, version 21H2 Microsoft Edge 119***
Windows 10**, version 21H2 Google Chrome 119
Windows 10**, version 21H2 Mozilla Firefox ESR **** 115
MacOS, Sonoma (version 14) Safari 17
MacOS, Sonoma (version 14)

Microsoft Edge for Windows*****


* Private, InPrivate, and InCognito are not supported for HR/Payroll tiles in the EBS Portal. It prevents access to the browser's file system (a.k.a as the Z" drive") which is necessary to download files, especially spreadsheets.
** Please note that Windows 11 has NOT been assessed for functionality with the EBS Portal.
*** 3/8/2024...Please note "IE Mode" in Edge is no longer needed for the EBS Portal or HR/Payroll System. If you manage an Active Directory, please read our update .
**** Note that ONLY the Extended Support Release (ESR) version is supported, and not the Rapid Release version.
***** When running Windows using VMWare (Parallels is not supported)


Mobile Devices & Other Operating Systems

Mobile devices, and desktop operating systems other then Windows and MacOS, 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.)

Don't have a Supported Device?

You may have some success using software that is not supported, or consider using the MSU Virtual Desktop.


If you use assistive technology, make sure to check out the Accessibility Center.