Using Banner 8 on Microsoft Edge (Windows)

Supported Microsoft browser

Edge is the currently-supported Microsoft browser for this application. Internet Explorer is no longer supported by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. 


Make sure that you have pop-ups enabled for the site for the reports to display.

When you generate a report in Banner 8, you may get a Database User Authentication for Oracle Reports screen. You may see an error of "Database user authentication is missing." Enter the following to log in to Oracle Reports:

  • User Name: Michigan Tech account name
  • Password:  Banner 8 password
  • Database: PROD
    Oracle Reports Database User Authentication screen

Internet Explorer compatibility mode

You can use Banner 8 using Microsoft Edge on your Michigan Tech fully managed device running Windows 10 (ex., without entering Internet Compatibility mode as this is already configured. This is the typical setup for most office desktops.

If you are using a minimally managed (ex. computername.sabu) or a personal device, you will need to take additional steps to use Banner 8 on Microsoft Edge.

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Visit edge://settings/defaultBrowser or select the three dots in the upper right corner of Edge > Settings > Default browser.
  3. Select Add under Internet Explorer mode pages.
  4. Enter
  5. Select Add.
  6. Repeat the process every 30 days.
    Add the Banner 8 URLvia popup dialog box
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