User Setup for Accessing Business Suite

Requirements for accessing Business Suite from a workstation for the first time.

Accessing the Server

First ensure that you can connect to the server where Business Suite is installed.

  1. Open a web browser
  2. Go to the Business Suite URL http://<servername>/<application name>/

This will display the Business Suite home page which usually includes a link to the application and user documentation.

Installing Java 1.6

Verify Version

Check to see if you have Java 1.6 (update 6 or greater) installed on the workstation.

On Windows:

  • Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double click on the Java icon. The Java Control Panel will start.
  • Click on the General tab
  • Click on the View button from the Temporary Internet Files section

On Linux, open a Terminal screen and enter javaws.

Check the version of Java you have installed.

On Windows:

  • Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double click on the Java icon. The Java Control Panel will start.
  • Click on the General tab
  • Click on the About button from the About section

Make sure the version is 1.6.0 and that the build (number after the _) is 23 or greater.

Installing Java 1.6

To install Java Run Time Engine (JRE) 1.6 go to http://java.com/en/download/index.jsp and follow the installation instructions.

When you are done, repeat the Verify Version section to make sure it is installed correctly.

Running Business Suite

Now return to the Business Suite home page with a web browser and click on the link to the application.  This will download the application and start it up.  Login with the username and password provided by your administrator.