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Per-Machine Installation for Excel Interface for Planning

Provides advanced, per machine installation instructions for Excel Interface for Planning

Excel Interface for Planning can be installed per-user or per-machine. The prerequisites are the same for both types of installation and located. In addition, both types can be installed silently or pushed using system management software.

 This article describes how to install Excel Interface for Planning usign the per-machine installation.  For per-user installation, see Per User Installation of Excel Interface for Planning for instructions.

Per-machine Installation

The per-machine installation installs files, registry entries, and certificates for all users on the machine. This installation requires administrative permissions and will prompt for elevation.

This type of installation is recommended for workstations shared by multiple users. It can also be used to install the Excel Interface for Planning on a Microsoft Windows Server® for use with Remote Desktop Services. 

Note:  if you are looking for Excel Interface for Planning, it appears in your control panel add/remove programs as Adaptive Planning for Excel.

Excel Interface for Planning

Remote Desktop Services

Excel Interface for Planning can be installed on a Microsoft Windows Server and published via Remote Desktop Services.

Excel Interface for Planning installation supports the following command-line parameters:

INSTALLFOLDER=<alternative installation path>

For example:

AdaptivePlanningExcelMachineSetup.exe INSTALLFOLDER=D:\AdaptivePlanningExcel


This will install the product silently with no user interface.

Product Updates

For the first 45 days, Excel Interface for Planning will only prompt for installation of a new update if you are a member of the local Administrators group. If you are not an administrator, you will start seeing daily notifications of an available update after 45 days. After 60 days, Excel Interface for Planning will not start until an administrator has installed the update.

For most updates, the allowed postponement period for per-machine installations is 60 days. High importance updates may require installation after a short period.

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