Before you start looking at system requirements for all Microsoft Project 2003 EPM solution components, make sure that you understand the following:
The workgroup functions of Microsoft Project Standard 2003 will be no longer available in versions subsequent to Project 2003. Therefore, this section focuses on the enterprise configuration only; Microsoft Project Standard 2003 is not discussed.
Microsoft Office Project 2003 Software Product and Version Requirements
To plan the deployment of a Microsoft Project 2003 EPM system, you need to know the details of all associated EPM solution components. The next sections specify these software version requirements for each product required to run the Microsoft Project 2003 EPM solution.
The Microsoft Project Professional 2003 client and server components can both be installed on the same computer.
The following products must be installed on a user's system for the full Microsoft Project 2003 Professional edition capabilities to be available to that user:
For more detailed Project Professional 2003 system requirements, review the following website: http://www.microsoft.com/office/project/prodinfo/proreq.mspx.
Each Project Professional 2003 client user automatically also has a PWA license to access the Project Server 2003 data repository.
Microsoft Project Web Access client system requirements are as follows:
For more detailed PWA client system requirements, review the following website: http://www.microsoft.com/office/project/prodinfo/webreq.mspx.
Minimum requirements assume one server where all Project Server components and supporting technologies (that is, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services) are installed.
Additional system requirement information about advanced Project Server configurations is available in the Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 Installation Guide at the following URL: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/office/proj2003/default.mspx.
The following products must be installed on a system that contains Project Server 2003 for the full Microsoft Project 2003 edition capabilities to be available to that user:
You must use Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or later if you are using Windows SharePoint Services for document management, issues, or risks features.
For more detailed Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 system requirements, review the following website: http://www.microsoft.com/office/project/prodinfo/serverreq.mspx.