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Desktop Requirements for Administrative System Users

Penn's administrative systems desktop requirements are consistent with the desktop recommendations for general purpose systems. The following is specific information regarding compatibility of BEN Financials, NGSS Banner, Oracle EPM/Hyperion with University supported operating systems, web browsers, and office suites, along with specific Java requirements.


BEN Financials

Up-to-date information on desktop requirements for BEN financials can be found at:
https://benhelps.upenn.edu/support/solutions/articles/15000047029-desktop-requirements-for-ben-financials

 

NGSS Banner Admin Pages Browser Default Language Settings

For members of the Penn Community who have access to Banner administrative pages (primarily OUR, School Registrars), we recommend that your web browsers be set to “English (United States)” as the default language setting.  Setting the browser language accordingly will ensure that all Penn-specific terminology within the Banner Administrative pages displays appropriately.

Please see the chart below for guidance on how to change your default language settings.  If you have any questions, please contact your local IT support provider.

Browser

Location of Language Default Setting

Recommended Language Default Setting

Apple Safari 14.x (macOS)

Language & Region preference pane

English (United States)

Google Chrome .current (macOS, Windows)

SettingsàAdvanced à Languages

English (United States)

Microsoft Edge .current (Windows)

Settingsà Languages

English (United States)

Mozilla Firefox .current (macOS, Windows)

Settingsà Language and Appearances à Language

English (United States)

When changing your default settings, please remember to sign out of Banner using the “ [->] “ sign out icon on the menu located vertically on the left side. 

In addition, after changing your default settings, please clear the cache from the browser. 

 

Oracle Hyperion EPM

Oracle's system requirements can be found at the following page:
https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/saas/enterprise-performance-management-common/cgsad/1_epm_cloud_prereq_supported_browsers.html