Setting Up Your Windows 10 Machine For PIEE with MSIE Browser Version 11

Note: The Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) for Windows 10 has not been released as of the implementation of these instructions. When the FDCC is released for Windows 10, these instructions will be re-evaluated and updated accordingly.

Whether a first time new user, or one who has been using WAWF e-Business Suite "forever" and is migrating to Windows 10 with IE11, all WAWF e-Business Suite users must have their machines set up properly in order to access the application. Failure to follow all steps as outlined in this document will create an environment that could ensure problems or annoyances at some point.

Generally, WAWF e-Business Suite does not require significant setup efforts to access the site. Because of the nature of the business involved, certain configuration settings MUST be set up in accordance with these instructions. These configuration settings and steps to set them are detailed on this and subsequent pages.

General Steps to configure a Windows 10 machine to use WAWF e-Business Suite with IE11

Step 1. Certificate Installation

Step 2. Trust the WAWF e-Business Suite Site

Step 3. Browser Configuration


Note: For questions or support regarding Windows 10, visit the Microsoft website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features (External Link)

Step 1: Certificate Installation

The first time a user accesses WAWF e-Business Suite at https://piee.eb.mil they will likely receive a certificate warning if they have not imported the DoD certificates.

IE11 - Certiciate Warning Graphic

Click the (X) Continue to this website (not recommended). link which is displayed on the web page.

The red/pink indicator on the URL line and an error explanation to the right will persist until the certificate chain for the server's certificate is trusted. You may click on Certificate Error, then View Certificates to view the certificate and it's path. Then proceed to Step 2.

Untrusted Certficate View

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Step 2: Trust the WAWF e-Business Suite Site

  1. On the IE11 browser menu, select Tools, then Internet Options.

    IE11 - Tools - Internet Options

  2. On the dialog box, select Security tab, then Trusted Sites.

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Security Tab - Select Trusted sites and select Sites

  3. Click the Sites button, add https://piee.eb.mil if it is not listed and click Add. Repeat for mutually supporting web sites (to avoid annoyance warnings and alerts):

    1. http://www.wawftraining.com
    2. http://www.dcma.mil
    3. https://myinvoice.csd.disa.mil/index.html
    4. https://eda2.ogden.disa.mil


    IE11 - Trusted sites Dialog - Click Add

    Note: Leave the checkbox marked Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone unchecked to add http: sites to your Trusted sites.

  4. Click Close

    IE11 - Trusted sites Dialog - Click Close

  5. Click OK

    IE11 - Internet Options - Security Tab - Click OK

  6. Then close and reopen the browser to complete the task. Note the presence of the Trusted sites indicator at the browser's the lower right corner whenever the user navigates to the WAWF e-Business Suite site.

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Step 3: Browser Configuration

Once the browser has been installed on the local machine, it must be configured to provide access to WAWF e-Business Suite. The settings that need to be configured for Internet Explorer are to ensure the browser web page refresh functions on each visit to the WAWF e-Business Suite page(s) and to properly handle WAWF e-Business Suite cookies.

Internet Explorer users must perform each of the following steps:

Refresh

  1. From the browser menu, select Tools | Internet Options

    IE11 - Tools - Internet Options

  2. Click the General tab, if it is not the current tab
  3. In the Browser History section of the dialog box, click Settings

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - General Tab - Select Settings under Browsing history

  4. In the Website Data Settings dialog box, ensure that Explorer is set to check for newer versions of the page on Every visit to the page

    IE11 - Website Data Settings - Select Every visit to the page

  5. IE11 - History Settings - Days to keep pages in history: 20

  6. Click the OK button.

Cookies

  1. From the browser menu, select Tools | Internet Options

    IE11 - Tools - Internet Options

  2. Click on the Privacy tab, if it is not the current tab
  3. Click the Advanced button

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Privacy Tab - Advanced setting

  4. Under Cookies, ensure that Accept is selected for First-part Cookies and Third-party Cookies. Also ensure that Always allow session cookies checkbox is checked. Click the OK button.

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Privacy Tab - Advanced setting

  5. Click the OK button.

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Privacy Tab - Advanced setting


Pop-up Blocker

  1. From the browser menu, select Tools, then Internet Options

    IE11 - Tools - Internet Options

  2. Click on the Privacy tab, if it is not the current tab
  3. If the Turn on Pop-up Blocker checkbox is checked, then select the Settings button in the Pop-up Blocker section.

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Privacy Tab - Select Settings under Pop-up Blocker section

  4. In the input box for Address of website to allow, add https://piee.eb.mil if it is not listed and click Add. Repeat for mutually supporting web sites (to avoid annoyance warnings and alerts):

    1. http://www.wawftraining.com
    2. http://www.dcma.mil
    3. https://myinvoice.csd.disa.mil/index.html
    4. https://eda2.ogden.disa.mil


    IE11 - Pop-up Blocker Settings Dialog - Select Add

  5. Click the Close button.

    IE11 - Pop-up Blocker Settings Dialog - Select Close

  6. Click the OK button.

    IE11 - Internet Options Dialog - Privacy Tab - Select OK


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