Implementing Jet Professional: Prerequisites

Jet ReportsThis post is part of a series of posts on implementing Jet Reports and is part of the Jet Professional sub-series.

Over the last couple of posts, I’ve been taking a look at Jet Express, which is the lowest tier of Jet Reports. The next tier, is Jet Professional, formerly known as Jet Essentials, which is a much more flexible and capable reporting tool.

Before installing Jet Professional, there are some prerequistes for both the server and client components:

  • Database Connection
    • Microsoft Dynamics GP version 9 or later
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or later**
    • OLE or ODBC compliant database
  • Excel Addin
    • Prerequisites

    • Hardware (minimum)

      • Processor: 1.4GH
      • RAM: 2GB
      • Disk space: 2GB
    • Operating System

      • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2
      • Microsoft Windows 10
      • Microsoft Windows 8.0 and 8.1
      • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
      • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
    • Microsoft Office

      • Microsoft Office 365 (2013-2016 Desktop Edition Only)**
      • Microsoft Office 2010 – 2016 *
      • Microsoft Office 2007
  • * Jet Reports recommends that only one installation of MS Office be present. Jet Reports cannot support installations where multiple copies of MS Office are installed.
    ** Includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, if applicable.