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Technical News & Information

Please note that we are unable to support the use of MAC’s with CUFS due to the multiple configurations available.

If using a MAC and encounter system issues please refer to the following document produced by Oracle under 'Latest R12 Recommended Browsers, settings and issues' below.


From 11th September 2023, a restriction will prevent CUFS access if your Java Version is lower than Java 8 Update 361.

If you are using an earlier version of Java you will receive an error message when attempting to access CUFS, please contact your local computer officer to arrange an update.
The latest version of Java (Version 8 Update 381) is now available and can be downloaded from the Technical pages > Java downloads.
It is recommended that users update to this latest version of Java as soon as possible.
Latest R12 Recommended Browsers, settings and issues

A must read for computer officers. 

Includes information on Firefox version 97.0, macOS Big Sur and so much more.

Updated by Oracle 4th May 2023

EDGE: Downloading output from CUFS

If using EDGE the settings below are required in order to download output 

More detailed information available from the recommended browser document above

ucam-itsupport mail group - News for Computer Officers and Technical Support

If you are a Computer Officer or you provide Technical Support to a department, and would like to receive technical news and updates, including CUFS related items from the ucam-itsupport mail group please register here ucam-itsupport

If you would prefer not to receive emails but still need to be kept up to date with the latest technical releases then the UIS News Page is available with a variety of links, news and updates.

 Windows 7:  Settings to allow automatic download from CUFS

Steps to complete set up are available below, more information is available from the recommended browser document.


Printing from CUFS

All printers have been removed from CUFS, if you need to print please save the output from your request and print to your local department printer.

Clearing the Browser and Java cache

Some users receive the error below when checking out from the marketplace, this can be resolved by clearing the browser cache.