Q17. Do I need to enable cookies in my web browser? How do I respond to IE 7 and IE 8 security warning HTTPS content?

Do I need to enable cookies in my web browser?

Yes, you need to enable cookies in your web browser so that E-Plan’s Online Tier II Reporting System web sites will function properly. To enable cookies on your web browser, please consult with your IT department.

  • Internet Explorer web browser: Cookies can be enabled using Tools menu as follows:
    • Within Internet Explorer, click the "Tools" menu and choose "Internet Options."
    • Click the tab labeled "Privacy."
    • Click the button labeled "Advanced."
    • Check the option labeled "Override automatic cookie handling."
    • To enable cookies:
      • Set "First-party Cookies" (and "Third-party Cookies, if you wish) to "Accept."
      • Click "OK" to save changes and close the dialog box.
  • Firefox web browser for Windows: Cookies can be enabled using Tools menu as follows:
    • Within Firefox, click the "Tools" menu and choose "Options."
    • Click the tab labeled "Privacy."
    • Choose the option labeled “Accept cookies from sites”.
    • Click “OK” to save changes and close the dialog box.

How do I respond to IE 7 and IE 8 security warning HTTPS content?

If you use Internet Explorer 7 web browser, you might see a security information dialog that says -- “This page contains content secure and nonsecure items. Do you want to display the nonsecure items?”. The answer is Yes.

If you use Internet Explorer 8 web browser, you might see a security warning dialog that says -- “Do you want to view only the webpage content that was delivered securely? This webpage contains content that will not be delivered using a secure HTTPS connection, which could compromise the security of the entire webpage.” The answer is No.