Technical Info (OAS)

The Office Automation Suite is a proper add-in for Microsoft Office.  It comes as an MSI and is easily installed on a client computer. Communication with the IFS Application server is done through HTTP via the IFS Access Provider. A wide range of versions and variants of Office and Windows are supported.

Compatibility matrix and OAS versions:

Office Automation Suite is compatible with/requires the following operating systems, frameworks and applications

Supports / Requires OAS version: 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit versions)
Windows 8.x (32 and 64 bit versions)
Windows 10 (32 and 64 bit versions)
Office 2007
Office 2010 32/64 bit (separate MSI files)
Office 2013 32/64 bit (separate MSI files)
Office 2016 32/64 bit (separate MSI files)
Citrix XenApp 6
Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 1
Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 2
Requires .Net 4
Requires .Net 4.5.2 3
IFS Applications 7.x 4
IFS Applications 8
IFS Applications 9
Adobe Acrobat 9
Adobe Acrobat X (10)
Adobe Acrobat XI (11)
Adobe Acrobat DC (12)

 

Notes:

  • 1 Windows Server 2008 32/64 bit
  • 2 Supported with some limitations
  • 3 Required to run with IFS Applications 9 RTM
  • 4 Support for IFS Applications 7.5 (SP2 and SP6) in OAS 4.4.

Note that OAS 4.4 replaces previous versions. Support for IFS Applications 7 was reintroduced in v4.4. We have also added new features, bugfixes and extra support for Office 2016, Office 365, Windows 10 (Anniversary Update), OneDrive and FTP file systems (EDM) in version 4.4 and beyond.