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Accessing WebAID

 


*NOTICE*

WebAID no longer works with Safari. For WebAID access on a Mac, please follow these instructions.

WebAID WILL NOT work with any Java release past Java 8u161.

In order to access WebAID, your machine must be running Java 8u161 or earlier.

  • STEP 1 - Uninstall Java 8u171
    Uninstall Java 8U171 from Windows
     
  • STEP 2 - Install Java 8u161
    Download installer for Java 8u161
     
  • STEP 3 - Run Java installer
     
  • STEP 4 - Close ALL open browsers
     
  • STEP 5 - Confirm Java settings listed below for Mac or PC
     
  • STEP 6 - Access WebAID
    You may be prompted to click "Active Java"
    Choose "Later" when promoted to update
    If prompted, click "Run"

WebAID on PC
Java 8u161 or earlier

  1. Open the Control Panel on your machine and find Java
  2. Click on Java App
  3. In Java Console box, click the Security tab
  4. In the Security tab, click Edit Site List.
  5. Add https://webaid.louisiana.edu to the site list
  6. Click Apply
  7. Click the Advanced tab
  8. In the Advanced tab, scroll down
  9. Under the Advanced Security Settings, UNCHECK the follow options:
    Use SSL 2.0 Compatible ClientHello format
    Use TLS 1.1
    Use TLS 1.2
  10. Apply and close
  11. Close Internet Explorer, then reopen