Virtual Private Network (VPN)
To connect to SIMS from a network outside of the PSU network you must use the PSU VPN service. More information can be found at the PSU VPN site.
SIMS makes use of pop-up windows for reporting. Please disable any pop-up blockers when using SIMS.
SIMS has been tested running Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome and Safari. It is always recommended you use the latest versions available.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
SIMS uses encrypted sockets layer to ensure secure data transfers. The SIMS "Certificate" should be accepted.
Browser Cache setting should be set to renew "Every time" (Windows instructions) If weird things are happening, this is often the problem.
Accepting a "cookie" should be enabled.
Java & JavaScirpt
SIMS may need certain plugins in order to complete requested functions. The following plugins are utilized throughout:
If you experience a problem downloading images from the SIMS secure site and are running IE, do the following:
If you experience a problem viewing PDF images using Firefox, disable the built-in PDF veiwer: