Enabling cookies

Enabling Cookies

Scope

This document describes the actions needed to enable cookies in each browser.
Enabling cookies allows OpenLM EasyAdmin to save personal data, for example: time zone and user settings.

Table of contents

Enabling Cookies
Scope
Table of contents
Cookies
What is a cookie?
Why is it important to enable cookies ?
Enabling cookies in your browser
Internet Explorer 9.0
Internet Explorer 8.0
Internet Explorer 7.0
Chrome
Netscape Navigator 7.0
Netscape Communicator 4.0
Mozilla FireFox 4 and above
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
Safari
Opera
Revision Table

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A very small text file placed on your hard drive by a Web Page server. It is essentially your identification card, and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.

Why is it important to enable cookies ?

In order to store user settings, OpenLM EasyAdmin saves personal data on a cookie. This enables the system to remember its configuration and settings, and various data such as the time zone and session date (when permission is granted) and the EasyAdmin windows’ size and location.

Enabling cookies in your browser

Internet Explorer 9.0

  1. Click the Tools button Internet options.
  2. Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the bottom to allow all cookies, and then click OK.

Internet Explorer 8.0

      1. Click on the “Tools” menu in Internet Explorer choose “Internet Options”.
      2. Click the privacy tab.
  1. Move slider to bottom to allow all cookies, and then click OK.

Internet Explorer 7.0

Click on the Tools popup-menu in Internet Explorer.

Click on  Internet Options item in the menu – a new window will pop.

Click on the privacy tab

under Settings, move the slider to the bottom to allow all cookies, and then click OK.

Chrome

  1. Click the wrench icon
  2. Select Options (Preferences on Mac and Linux; Settings on a Chromebook).
  3. Click the Under the Hood tab.
  4. Click Content settings in the “Privacy” section.
  5. Click the Cookies tab in the Content Settings dialog that appears
  6. Make sure “Allow local data to be set” is selected.

Netscape Navigator 7.0

On your Task Bar, click:
1. Edit → Preferences → Privacy & Security
2. Click on Cookies.
3. Set your “Cookies” preferences.

Netscape Communicator 4.0

On your Task Bar, click:
1. Edit → Preferences
2.Click on Advanced
3. Set your options in the box labeled “Cookies”.

Mozilla FireFox 4 and above

In order to check the version of your FireFox browser, click Help → About Mozilla FireFox

  1. Click the Firefox button on the top left corner of the browser window.
  2. Select the Options… tab. The Options window appears.
  3. On the menu bar, Select the Privacy tab
  1. In the Firefox will: drop down menu, select Use custom settings for history.
  2. Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies.
  3. Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:choose the “They expire” option in the “Keep until” drop down . (Keep until they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.)
  4. Click OK to close the Options window.

Mozilla Firefox 3.5

  1. Click on the Tools menu in Firefox.
  1. Click Options…
  2. Change to the Privacy Settings
  3. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history
  1. Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies.
  2. Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored choose the “they expire” option.
    (Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.)
  3. Click OK to close the Options window.

Safari

  1. From the toolbar menu, select the Safari tab. A drop-down menu appears. Select the Preferences option.

  1. In the Security dialog box, in the Accept Cookies category, check the Always radio button.

  1. Click the red Close button on the top right corner of the Security dialog box.

Opera

  1. On the menu bar, select the Tools tab. A drop down menu appears.
  2. Select the  Preferences… option. The Preferences window appears.
  3. Select the Cookies section on the Advanced tab.
  4. Select Accept cookies.
  5. Ensure that Delete new cookies when exiting Opera is not checked.
  6. Click OK.

Revision Table

Revision Author Date Notes
0.1 – Preliminary Mira Sep 27, 2011 Preliminary