Configuring Internet Explorer

To access TotalFlow Production Manager with Internet Explorer, you must configure the browser.
Note: This procedure shows how to configure Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1. There might be minor differences in other releases of Windows or Internet Explorer.

To configure Internet Explorer:

  1. Click Tools icon, the tools icon, and then Internet Options.

    You see the Internet Options dialog. It is open to the General tab.

  2. Under Browsing history, click Settings.

    You see the Temporary Internet Files dialog.

  3. Under Check for newer versions of stored pages, select Every time I visit the webpage and click OK.
  4. To change the language that TotalFlow Production Manager uses for the user interface text and most of the messages that it issues:
    1. Click Languages at the bottom of the General tab.

      You see the Language Preference dialog.

    2. Click Set Language Preference.

      The Change your language preferences dialog opens in Windows Control Panel.

    3. Click Add Language.
    4. Select your language and click Add.
      TotalFlow Production Manager supports these languages:
      • Dutch
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • Italian
      • Japanese
      • Spanish
      Note: If more than one locale is available for a language, for example, English (United Kingdom) [en-gb] and English (United States) [en-us], it does not matter which locale you choose.
      If you set the browser language to a language that is not supported, TotalFlow Production Manager defaults to English.
  5. In the Internet Options dialog, click Security.

    You see the Security tab:

    Internet Options dialog: Security tab

  6. Select the Internet section and click Custom level.

    You see the Security Settings – Internet Zone dialog.

  7. Make sure that Enable is selected for Allow META REFRESH in the Miscellaneous section.
  8. Make sure that Enable is selected for Active scripting in the Scripting section.
  9. Click OK.
  10. In the Internet Options dialog, click OK.
    Important: If your operating system is Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012, you disable the built-in Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration, to allow access for TotalFlow Production Manager web application.

    This procedure shows how to disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration on Windows Server 2008 R2.

    1. Open the Server Manager tool.
    2. In the Security Information section, click Configure IE ESC.
    3. In the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration window that opens, click Off under Administrators and Users.
    4. Click OK.