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Planning Server software prerequisites

PerformancePoint Server 2007

Updated: 2009-12-10

PerformancePoint Planning Server is based on the following Microsoft programs and technologies:

  • Windows Server® 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Standard Edition or Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Standard Edition.

  • Microsoft Windows® XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2)

  • Microsoft Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2)

  • SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Enterprise Edition. For Windows Server 2008 SQL Server Native Client 9.0 (SP2) is required when SQL Server is installed on a separate computer.

    NoteNote:

    Planning Server relational databases can run on Standard Edition, but Planning Server requires Enterprise Edition for its SQL Server Analysis Services databases.

  • A cumulative update has been released for SQL Server 2005 SP2. This update is called "Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2005 SP2" and is also known as build 3186. All Analysis Services computers in your PerformancePoint Server environment must have this update applied prior to your Planning Server installation.

    The update package can be requested by going to: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939537.

  • Windows Installer 3.1

  • Install Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 first, and then Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0 or 7.0 (IIS).

  • Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0

ImportantImportant:

For Windows Server 2008 use the Server Manager tool to add the server role Web Server (IIS). On the Role Services page select the following options: ASP.NET, Windows Authentication, and IIS6 Management Compatibility.

ImportantImportant:

PerformancePoint Planning Server supports 32-bit and 64-bit operating system environments. The following are the supported Planning Server and operating system combinations. All other combinations are not recommended and are unsupported.

  • 32-bit PerformancePoint Planning Server on 32-bit operating systems

  • 64-bit PerformancePoint Planning Server on 64-bit operating systems

Clients
Product Supported operating systems Additional requirements Supported browsers

PerformancePoint Planning Business Modeler

Windows XP SP2

Microsoft Vista (Business, Business N, Enterprise) 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit

SQL ADOMD.NET

MSXML 6.0 + Updates

SQL Server 2005 SP2 Analysis Server OLEDB 9.0 Provider + Cumulative Update 9.00.3186 (kb939537)

SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services

Service Pack 4 - Build 2174 for Client Systems (to use SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services as a data source)

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

N/A

PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows XP (excluding XPe), SP2

Microsoft Vista™ (Business, Business N, Enterprise) 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit

Excel 2003 SP3, Excel 2007

NoteNote:

If you use Excel 2003 on client computers in a PerformancePoint environment that uses PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel, you must install Excel 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3).

Microsoft Excel .NET Programmability Support

SQL ADOMD.NET 9.0

MSXML6.msi +updates

SQL Server 2005 SP2 Analysis Server OLEDB 9.0 Provider + Cumulative Update 9.00.3186 (kb939537)

SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 4 — Build 2174 for Client Systems (to use SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services as a data source)

.NET Framework 2.0

N/A

PerformancePoint Planning Administration Console

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows XP (excluding XPe), SP2

Microsoft Vista™ (Business, Business N, Enterprise) 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit

n/a

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8

NoteNote:

If you use Internet Explorer 8 with PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3, then you must set a security option in your browser. You must set the Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints option as Enabled.

See To enable security options in Internet Explorer 8 for more information.

Server and services
Product Supported Operating Systems Additional requirements Supported browsers

PerformancePoint Planning Configuration Manager

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0

SQL Native Client 9.0 SP2

N/A

PerformancePoint Planning Web Service

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, or IIS 7.0 with IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility, and IIS 6.0 Isolation Mode

Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 with ASP.NET 2.0 Registration, and IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET 2.0 Web service Extension in IIS 6.0

SQL Server 2005 Analysis Management Objects 9.0 SP2

SQL Server 2005 Native Client 9.0 SP2

N/A

PerformancePoint Planning Process Service

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, or IIS 7.0 with IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility, IIS 6.0 Isolation Mode

Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 with ASP.NET 2.0 Registration, and IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET 2.0 Web service Extension in IIS 6.0

SQL Server 2005 Analysis Management Objects 9.0 SP2

SQL Server 2005 Native Client 9.0 SP2

N/A

PerformancePoint Administration Console

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, or IIS 7.0 with IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility, IIS 6.0 Isolation Mode

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8

NoteNote:

If you use Internet Explorer 8 with PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3, then you must set a security option in your browser. You must set the Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints option as Enabled.

See To enable security options in Internet Explorer 8 for more information.

PerformancePoint Planning System Database

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2 Standard Edition + Cumulative Update 9.00.3186 (kb939537)

Optional: SQL Server 2005 SP2 Reporting Services Server

N/A

PerformancePoint Planning Analysis Services Server

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP2 and R2), 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit

SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 Enterprise Edition SP2 + Cumulative Update 9.00.3186 (kb939537)

N/A

To enable security options in Internet Explorer 8

  1. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.

  2. Click the Security tab.

  3. Click the Internet icon.

  4. In the Security level for this zone section, click Custom level.

  5. Find Allow script-initiated windows without size or position constraints and click Enabled.

  6. When you are finished making changes to the security settings, click OK.

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