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MSP Compatibility / Getting Started Info for Clarity 15.7


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  • Which version of Microsoft Project is compatible with Clarity 15.7? 
  • What are the known defects for this interface version?
  • Any other detailed document on using Microsoft project with our current setup?



Release : 15.7




Below is the Microsoft Project Compatibility information as referenced in the 15.7 documentation at Clarity PPM 15.7 Release Notes
Microsoft Project 2016 and 2019 all editions are supported (with the below noted exception and requirements)

  • The Microsoft Project (MSP) interface requires .NET Framework 4.5.1 or higher. MSP support now includes C2R editions/Project Online Client Desktop of 2016 and 2019, and either 32-bit or 64-bit editions. However, MSP Online browser edition is not supported. Note the following other limitations:
  • Microsoft Project 2013 was only supported with the legacy Clarity PPM MSP driver. Starting with 15.6.1, Microsoft Project 2013, 2013 SP1, and the legacy MSP driver are all no longer supported.
  • Microsoft Project 2016 MSI is only supported with the required Microsoft patches. The C2R edition does not require patches. MSP 2016 MSI requires Microsoft patches. Updated supported patch information is also available from CA Support. It’s recommended to be on the latest Microsoft Project Update found at
  • For Clarity PPM project dependency data to export completely to the Predecessors column in MSP with the new driver, verify that that the same language (for example, Spanish) is selected in the OS, MSP application, and the Language Format in the Windows control panel.
  • Microsoft Office 365 (2016 or newer)/Project Online Client Desktop is supported including the Click-to-Run (C2R) virtualization option. Microsoft Project Online browser-based version of Microsoft Project is not supported.

Known Defects in 15.7

Note: the full list of known defects for all supported releases are listed at: MSP Integration Known Defects - Master KB

Defects fixed in 15.7.1

Defects fixed in 15.8

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