Office Online Server

 

Applies to: Office Online Server

Topic Last Modified: 2017-05-12

Summary: Contains articles that will help you work with Office Online Server (the next version of Office Web Apps Server).

Audience: IT Professionals

Office 2013 logoUse the articles in the following table to learn about Office Online Server and Office Online with SharePoint Server. Office Online Server is the next version of Office Web Apps Server. It is an on-premises server.

 

Article Description

Plan Office Online Server

Describes planning considerations for setting up your Office Online Server farm.

Deploy Office Online Server

Explains how to deploy Office Online Server in a test or production environment.

Configure Office Online Server for SharePoint Server 2016

Explains how to configure SharePoint Server to use Office Online Server for document editing.

Apply software updates to Office Online Server

Explains how to apply software updates to your Office Online Server farm.

Office Online Server release schedule

Explains the release schedule for new Office Online Server builds, support dates, and upgrade requirements.

Office Online Server can be downloaded from the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).

The following table shows the compatibility between Office Web Apps Server and Office Online Server with SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, and Skype for Business Server.

 

ProductOffice Web Apps ServerOffice Online Server

SharePoint Server 2013

Yes

Yes*

SharePoint Server 2016

No

Yes

Lync Server 2013

Yes

Yes

Skype for Business Server 2015

Yes

Yes

Exchange Server 2013

No

No

Exchange Server 2016

No

Yes

*Note that SharePoint Server 2013 cannot use the Excel Online external data connectivity and data refresh functionality in Office Online Server. That's only available with SharePoint Server 2016.

 
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