By Torben Hein -Oracle on Sep 11, 2014
(in via Greg)
As from 9 September 2014 the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) browser began the blocking of out-of-date ActiveX controls.
This new feature returns to IE users a notification when Web pages try to load any out-of-date ActiveX controls. As advised on the Microsoft website, the initial implementation of this feature will block the Java ActiveX controls for the following versions:
The out-of-date ActiveX control blocking feature will work with:
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System users who still use an outdated Java version may see the following error message when using EPM products:
"Java(TM) was blocked because it is out of date and needs to be updated."
For more information please review the following blog post on Microsoft's website - MSDN IEBlog:
The following Oracle JDK versions are certified with EPM System (at time of writing):
To obtain the latest EPM Certification Matrix visit the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) webpage: EPM System Supported Platforms
(text: Greg; layout: Torben; authorized: Lia)