Technical Requirements

Minimum Use Requirements

For SharePoint Online

  • Powell 365 and Powell Manager require a customer Office 365 tenant.
  • Powell 365 includes multiple web parts that need a specific license in Office 365 (Example: The Power BI web part requires a Power
  • BI license to display a Power BI dashboard). If a connected user does not have the associated license, the web part will be empty.
  • To deploy an intranet with Powell Manager: a site collection administrator account (with no MFA) set in Powell Manager is required.
  • After the deployment, the account can be removed.
  • To use a Powell 365 portal in SharePoint Online: The user needs an entry access to the portal via SharePoint Online. All functionalities are executed in line with the level of rights the connected user has.

For SharePoint On-Premises

Starting September 2021, no new On-Premises deployment will be supported.
For specific cases & Hybrid deployments, please contact your Sales representative

  • Powell Manager requires an Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) account to be accessed.
  • To deploy an intranet with Powell Manager On-Premises:
    • You need to have SharePoint 2016+; Starting December 2021, only SharePoint 2019+ will be supported
    • The site collection must be accessible from the internet
    • A site collection administrator is required
    • All the global configuration in the central administration must be done manually with a Powell Documentation

Browser Support

We support Edge, Safari, Chrome and Firefox. All features are compatible with Internet Explorer 11 with all updates, but it is not a recommended browser.

Advanced Utilization Requirements

Deploying an intranet with Powell Manager in SharePoint Online.

Having a SharePoint Administrator account is not a mandatory requirement. However, it influences an administrator’s experience in Powell Manager and is an advantage to have.

A SharePoint Administrator account allows:

  • Automatic site collections creation
  • Search configuration
  • Term store configuration
  • The SharePoint Site design feature

The requirements were established the 2018/07/04 and they can evolve based on the Office 365 requirements.

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