After February 2017, no more support for Project 2013 with Project Online

***** Update Jan 26 2017 The deadline has been extended. Using Project Online? Time to be sure you upgrade the client software *****   Starting in February 2017, Microsoft will no longer support Project 2013 (through Office 365 or MSI) connecting to Project Online. Customers who need to connect to Project Online will need to…

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Where did "Close tasks to updates" go in Project Server 2013/Project Online?

In performing some troubleshooting today for Project Online, I went to "Close tasks to updates" for the plan I was working with and did not find it under Server Settings > Time and Task Management. Turns out, it moved! Close tasks to update now equals "Locked" in a PWA view. I had to edit a Project…

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Act as delegate causes inability to connect with Project Pro

Lately, I have been troubleshooting quite a bit in Project Server 2013's PWA and Project Pro 2013 using Act as Delegate when in PWA. I quickly discovered I was unable to connect to PWA using Project Pro 2013 if I was in a delegate session. I would receive the following message, "Project was unable to…

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No permissions to read Project Web Access Enterprise Global file.

I have been setting up my Project Server 2013 multi-server test farm for a demonstration next week which will show my customer how you can configure web apps and PWA instances to use different or the same content DBs. (Generally, I recommend using separate content DBs for each PWA instance.) In the process, I was…

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Project Pro and Project Server 2010 and 2013 August 2013 CU released.

The August 2013 CU for Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010 and 2013 were released today.  http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectsupport/archive/2013/08/13/microsoft-project-server-2010-and-2013-august-2013-cu-announcement.aspx Please thoroughly test the CUs on a test environment before rolling out into production!  This link is an excellent place to start with functionality validation test plans: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg502592(v=office.14).aspx. Download them into Word docs and store for repeatable test…

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How Percent Complete Is Calculated for Nested Summary Tasks

 I ran into this problem again with a Project Server 2007 customer today.  The project plan had more than 2000 lines and the % Complete at the Project Summary Task level did not make sense to the project manager; it seemed much lower than it should have considering the work already done on the plan. …

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Office 15-Minute webinar was dedicated to Project (2013)!

July 18th, 2013’s Office 15-Minute webinar was dedicated to Project! If you missed it, links are below:   Learn a thing or two about your favorite project management software: http://spr.ly/6031k4C1. What you will learn in the webinar How to add tasks to a project. How to link tasks together. How to assign people to tasks….

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