Is it necessary to install Visual SourceSafe (VSS) on SourceAnywhere for VSS Server machine?

Yes. The SourceAnywhere for VSS Server uses the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) Automation component (API), so the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) component must be installed on the server machine hosting the SourceAnywhere for VSS Server. Installing the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) also installs the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) API.

However, it is not necessary to intall SourceAnywhere for VSS Server on the VSS Server. Click here to see more information.