Project Server 2016 – Save engagements did not succeed

Issue – Project Managers get below error, while saving Project Plan in Project Professional 2016. It affects users who are using Project Professional with Project Server 2016. Project Publish process should complete just fine. Please note that this issue is noticed after upgrading Project Server to Project Server 2016. Errors –  Save Engagements did not…


Invalid version of project database: 4.0.0.0. The supported version is ‘15.0.347.0’ or higher.

Issue While upgrading Project Server database from Project Server 2013 to Project Server 2016, below error message is noticed.   Migrate-SPProjectDatabase : Invalid version of project database: 4.0.0.0. The supported version is ‘15.0.347.0’ or higher.     Use Project Server 15 to upgrade the database and then retry the migration command At line:1 char:1 + Migrate-SPProjectDatabase…

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Periodic Tasks for Project Managers

Periodic Tasks for Project Managers  ?  Daily  Check the queue for Failed and Blocking jobs related to your plan in Server Settings > My Queued Jobs.  Review the errors related to failed and blocking jobs to troubleshoot.  Cancel Failed and Blocking jobs and/or re-submit them if required.  Check email notifications for the resources for undue…


Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016 March 2016 PU Announcement

Brian Smith has posted the March 2016 PU announcement for Project Server on the Project Support blog! Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016 March 2016 PU Announcement https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/projectsupport/2016/03/09/project-server-2010-2013-and-2016-march-2016-pu-announcement/ Originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/brookswhite.


Project Server 2016 upgrade error – "The project schema has not been provisioned in Content database"

Upgrade to Project Server 2016 environment fails with below error message.   Migrate-SPProjectDatabase : The project schema has not been provisioned in Content database '2013_ProjectWebApp'.     Use the Upgrade-SPContentDatabase command to upgrade the Content database and then retry the migration command At line:1 char:1 + Migrate-SPProjectDatabase + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (Microsoft.Offic…ProjectDatab   …

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Tell the Product Group what you want to see!

The Product Group wants to know how Microsoft can improve SharePoint Server, SharePoint Online, Project Desktop, Project Server, and Project Online. You can lend your voice to the SharePoint and Project Server product group’s choices for functionality!   Here are the links to provide feedback at UserVoice.com: For Project: https://microsoftproject.uservoice.com/ For SharePoint: http://sharepoint.uservoice.com/    …


Time to create timesheet periods for 2016!

My customers are starting to send me questions about setting up timesheets for 2016, so here's what you need: PS2010: Create bulk time reporting periods (Project Server 2010 settings) – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg188098(v=office.14).aspx Project Online: Create bulk time reporting periods – https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-bulk-time-reporting-periods-c9b26095-c171-4fa2-8090-79aff8e8981a Also, please review the common administrator tasks as we will end a quarter and a…


Email notifications available in Project Online

Email notifications are available now in Project Online! Turn on notifications in Project Online – https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Turn-on-notifications-in-Project-Online-f5ed1080-1cc6-4ab7-b00e-25cbfbea03f5 Get email reminders about your work in Project Online – https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Get-email-reminders-about-your-work-in-Project-Online-2372c181-1c98-416a-9306-ac28f027334b Originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/brookswhite.