Windows: XI 3.1 Browser Settings

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BusinessObjects XI 3.1

Windows: XI 3.1 Browser Settings

Step
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By
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Step Procedure


Last updated:
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24/2012

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Windows:
XI 3.1

Browser Settings

Important Information

BusinessObjects

Web Intelligence (WebI)

XI
3.1

is a Web
-
based product suite that is compatible with both
ITS
-
supported Windows browsers, Internet Explorer (IE)
7
, 8, and 9
.
WebI

users who don't have desktop support
staff in their unit or who want to run XI
3.1

on a home or laptop computer with Windows will need to perform the
tasks below in order for XI
3.1

to r
un properly.

These steps cover how to add the BusinessObjects Web root server (
https://businessobjects.umich.edu
) as a
“trusted” site
, disable the trusted site pop
-
up,

and select settings to enable users to

print reports or save

to
Excel.

Note:

Some users find that BusinessObjects works better in Internet Explorer 8
and 9
when they select


Tools > Compatibility View.

Other users do not experience improvement in Compatibility View.

Start by opening Busin
essObjects WebI.

Internet Explorer






1.

Click the
Tools

tab in Internet Explorer.

2.

S
elect
Internet Options
.



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Internet Options


Make BusinessObjects URL a “Trusted” Site




3.

Click the
Security

tab.

4.

Click
Trusted Sites
.

5.

Click
Site
s.


Trusted Sites






6.

If
https://businessobjects.
umich.edu

does not display u
nder
Add thi
s w
ebsite
to the zone
, type it in.

7.

Click
Add
.

8.

Click
Close
.




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Internet Options


Select Security Settings




9.

Verify that
Trusted sites

is selected.

10.

Click

Custom Level
.

Security Settings






11.

Under Downloads, turn on

Enable

for
Automatic Prompting for file downloads
.


12.

Turn on
Enable

for
File download
.



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/24/2012

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Security Settings


Disable the Trusted Site Popup



13.

Locate
Websites in less privileged web
content zone can navigate into this
zone.

14.

Select
Enable
.


Note:

This turns off the Trusted Sites pop
-
up
window for BusinessObjects.

15.

Click
OK
.

Warning





16.

If the
Warning
dialog box displays, c
lick
YES
.



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Internet Properties





17.

Select the
Advanced

tab.

18.

Verify that
Do not save encrypted pages
to disk

(near the bottom)

is unchecked
.


19.

Click
O
K
.

If you made a change, it
will be
ap
plied the next time you open IE
.





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