Required Security Settings for Internet Explorer 7 for use with Crystal Reports ActiveX Viewer

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Article ID: 51103

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CLARITY PPM FOR ITG CLARITY PPM FEDERAL CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal Clarity PPM SaaS - Application Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Description:

This document outlines the necessary security settings for Internet Explorer for use with the Crystal Reports ActiveX viewer.

Solution:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer 7.

  2. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options.

  3. From the new pop-up window, select the Security tab.

  4. Make sure that you highlight Internet.

  5. Click on the Custom level button.

  6. The Security Settings menu will now come into view.

  7. Scroll down the settings until you reach "ActiveX Controls and Plug-Ins.

  8. Set the settings as listed below:

    Allow previously unused ActiveX controls to run without prompt
    ENABLE

    Allow Scriptlets
    DISABLE

    Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls
    ENABLE

    Binary and script behaviors
    ENABLE

    Display video and animation on a web page that does not use external media player
    DISABLE

    Download signed ActiveX controls
    PROMPT

    Download unsigned ActiveX controls
    DISABLE

    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting
    DISABLE

    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins
    ENABLE

    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe from scripting
    ENABLE

  9. Click OK once you are finished - to save the settings.

  10. Close all Internet Explorer windows.

  11. With these settings now updated, you may now open Internet Explorer and successfully view the reports.

Environment

Release:
Component: PPMENV