Internet Explorer security settings

When using Sterling B2B Integrator without any customizations, you need to set security settings for your Internet Explorer to obtain the best browser performance.


To configure the Internet Explorer security and privacy settings, complete the following steps:

  1. From the Internet Explorer menu, select Tools > Internet Options.
  2. Click the Security tab.
  3. Select the Web content zone from which Sterling B2B Integrator is accessed.
  4. Set the security level to Medium-low.
  5. Click Custom Level and set your security settings according to the following table:
    Table 1. Internet Explorer Security Settings
    Internet Explorer Security Setting Sterling B2B Integrator
    .NET Framework
    Loose XAML Enable
    XAML browser applications Enable
    XPS documents Enable
    .NET Framework-reliant Components
    Permissions for components with manifests High Safety
    Run components not signed with Authenticode Enable
    Run components signed with Authenticode Enable
    ActiveX Controls and Plugins
    Allow previously unused ActiveX controls to run without prompt Enable
    Allow Scriptlets Enable
    Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls Enable
    Binary and script behaviors Enabled
    Display video and animation on a webpage that does not use external media player Disable
    Download signed ActiveX controls Prompt
    Download unsigned ActiveX controls Prompt
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting Prompt
    Run ActiveX controls and plugins Prompt/Enable
    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting Enable
    Automatic prompting for file downloads Enable
    File download Enable
    Font download Prompt
    Enable .NET Framework setup Enable
    Java VM
    Java permissions Medium safety
    Access data sources across domains Enable
    Allow META REFRESH Enable
    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer web browser control Enable
    Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints Enable
    Allow webpages to use restricted protocols for active contents Prompt
    Allow websites to open windows without address or status bars Enable
    Display mixed content Prompt
    Do not prompt for client certificate selection when no certificates or only one certificate exists Enable
    Drag and drop or copy and paste files Prompt
    Include local directory path when uploading files to a server Enable
    Installation of desktop items Prompt
    Launching applications and unsafe files Prompt
    Launching programs and files in an IFRAME Prompt
    Navigate sub-frames across different domains Enable
    Open files based on content, not file extension Enable
    Software channel permissions Medium safety
    Submit non-encrypted form data Prompt
    Use Phishing Filter Disable
    Use Pop-up Blocker Disable
    Userdata persistence Enable
    Websites in less privilged web content zone can navigate into this zone Prompt
    Active scripting Enable
    Allow Programmatic clipboard access Prompt
    Allow status bar updates via script Enable
    Allow websites to prompt for information using scripted windows Enable
    Scripting of Java applets Enable
    User Authentication
    Logon Prompt for user name and password
  6. Click OK to save your settings.
  7. Click OK to save the new settings and Apply to implement the settings.
    The new settings are applied when a new browser window is opened.