Requirements for the Plug-in for PPM

The following are the Project Management and Microsoft Project requirements that should be met before installing the Plug-in for PPM.

Server-Side Requirements

  • Project Management license

  • Synchronize Work Plans access grant (this access grant is part of the PPM Project Manager security group included with Project Management)

  • Microsoft Project integration options enabled (required only if you want to enable specific features of the Plug-in for PPM, such as launching Microsoft Project from a Project Management work plan); see the Program Management User Guide for more information.

Client-Side Requirements

The following software is required on the client:

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 or later

  • Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) (must be installed by a system administrator)

    • Version 3.0 for Microsoft Project 2007 and 2010

    • Version 4.0 for Microsoft Project 2013 and 2016
  • Microsoft Office Primary Interop Assemblies (PIA) for Microsoft Project (must be installed by a system administrator)

    • Version 2007 for Microsoft Project 2007

    • Version 2010 for Microsoft Project 2010

    • Version 2013 for Microsoft Project 2013

    • Version 2016 for Microsoft Project 2016

  • For information about supported versions of Microsoft Project, see the System Requirements and Compatibility Matrix.