Minimum system requirements for Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Web Access

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This article lists the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Web Access.

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Minimum System Requirements for Microsoft Project Server

The minimum system requirements include the following.

Note A Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based computer with a Pentium III 700-megahertz (MHz)-processor and 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM is the recommended system.
  • Personal computer with a Pentium III 500-MHz-or-higher processor.

    Note Processor, RAM, and hard disk requirements are highly dependant on the number of services that are installed on the computer. Minimum requirements apply only to Microsoft Project Server and assume that components such as SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, and other services run on separate computers.
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 1 or later.
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server with Service Pack 1 or later.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or later, or Microsoft Desktop Engine (MSDE). (MSDE is included with Microsoft Project Server.)

    Note You must have Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or later for enterprise project and resource management.
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or later.
  • The memory requirements are as follows:
    • For Microsoft Project Server, 128 MB of RAM is required. 512 MB of RAM is recommended.
    • If you install SharePoint Team Services, an additional 128 MB of RAM is required. 192 MB or RAM is recommended.
    • If you install Microsoft SQL Server 2000, an additional 64 MB of RAM is required. 128 MB of RAM is recommended.
    • If you install Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, an additional 64 MB of RAM is required. 128 MB of RAM is recommended.
    • For each additional service that you install, additional RAM is required.
  • The available hard disk space requirements are as follows:
    • 50 MB is required for a typical installation.
    • If you install a typical installation of SharePoint Team Services, an additional 70 MB is required, plus 5 MB for each provisioned Web site.
    • If you install a typical installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2000, an additional 250 MB is required.
    • If you install a typical installation of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, an additional 130 MB is required.
    • For each additional service that you install, additional hard disk space is required.
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
  • Super VGA-or-higher-resolution monitor.
  • Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or compatible pointing device.
Additional items or services that you must have to use certain features include the following:
  • SharePoint Team Services (included with Microsoft Project Server) for the project collaboration features of Microsoft Project Server. The security features of SharePoint Team Services require the NTFS file system.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (included with Microsoft SQL Server) for the Portfolio Analyzer (Online Analytical Processing, or OLAP, Reporting) feature of Microsoft Project Server.
  • Microsoft Exchange, Internet Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)/Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3), Internet Message Access Protocol 4 (IMAP4), or MAPI-compliant messaging software for e-mail notifications.
  • Multimedia computer to access sound and other multimedia effects.
  • Some Internet functionality may require Internet access by means of a 14,400-baud-or-higher modem or a high-speed connection, and payment of a separate fee to a service provider. Local and long distance telephone toll charges may apply.

Minimum System Requirements for Microsoft Project Web Access

The minimum system requirements include the following.

Note A Microsoft Windows XP Professional-based computer with a 300-MHz processor and 192 MB of RAM is the recommended system.
  • Personal computer with a Pentium 133-MHz-or-higher processor.
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 98.
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition.
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me).
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6 or later.
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional.
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later. (Internet Explorer 5.5 or later is recommended.)
  • The memory requirements are as follows:
    • For Windows 98 and Windows 98 Second Edition: 24 MB of RAM for the operating system plus 8 MB of RAM for Microsoft Project Web Access.
    • For Windows Me, Windows NT Workstation 4.0, or Windows NT Server 4.0: 32 MB of RAM for the operating system plus 8 MB of RAM for Microsoft Project Web Access.
    • For Windows 2000 Professional: 64 MB of RAM for the operating system plus 8 MB of RAM for Microsoft Project Web Access.
    • For Windows XP Professional: 128 MB of RAM for the operating system plus 8 MB of RAM for Microsoft Project Web Access.
  • 5-15 MB of available hard disk space is required for a typical installation of Microsoft Project Web Access.

    Note Hard disk usage varies and depends on configuration.
  • Super VGA-or-higher-resolution monitor.
  • Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or compatible pointing device.
Additional items or services that you must have to use certain features include the following:
  • Microsoft Exchange, Internet SMTP/POP3, IMAP4, or MAPI-compliant messaging software for e-mail notifications.
  • Multimedia computer to access sound and other multimedia effects.
  • A Microsoft Office XP license for administrators for full interactivity of Microsoft Office Web Components to create Portfolio Analyzer views.
  • Some Internet functionality may require Internet access by means of a 14,400-baud-or-higher modem or a high-speed connection, and payment of a separate fee to a service provider. Local and long distance telephone toll charges may apply.

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Article ID: 321392 - Last Review: October 24, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
  • Microsoft Project Server 2002
  • Microsoft Project Web App
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