Version 2021

Get Started

First, download the zip file from the MicroStrategy Download site and unzip it to a folder. We will refer to this as “URL Scanner Folder” going forward.

URL Scanner System Requirements

The URL Scanner supports all Microsoft Windows Systems (except Microsoft Vista) supported by MicroStrategy Developer.

The following systems are certified for use with this tool:

  • Windows Server 2016 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2019 Enterprise
  • Windows 10

MicroStrategy Prerequisites

  • You must have the Bypass all object security access checks privilege to use the tool.
  • You must connect through a 2-tier (direct) or 3-tier project source with Standard authentication mode.
  • Your machine must have MicroStrategy Developer installed.


The URL Scanner is compatible with metadata versions 10.4.x and above.