Technical Info (OAS 5.1)

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 Version: 5.0 5.1
Windows Server 20121 64 bit
Windows Server 2016 64 bit
Windows Server 2019 64 bit
Windows 73 64 bit
Windows 83 64 bit
Windows 10 64 bit
Office 20103 32/64 bit
Office 20133 32/64 bit
Office 2016 32/64 bit
Office 2019 32/64 bit
Office 365 Web Only Windows installations
Citrix XenApp 6
IFS Applications™ 7.x 2
IFS Applications™ 8
IFS Applications™ 9
IFS Applications™ 10
IFS Applications™ 10 Aurena web client 4

 

Notes:

  • 1 Windows Server 2012 32/64 bit may work, but is not supported
  • 2 IFS Applications™ 7.5 is not supported, but may work
  • 3 Not supported, but may work
  • 4 It’s possible to use OAS.exe from Aurena, and links in OAS will open in Aurena

Note that OAS 5.1 replaces previous versions. We have added new features, bugfixes and extra support for Office 2016, Office 365 editions (Semi-annual channel), Windows 10 updates, OneDrive and FTP file systems (EDM).