Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013 December CU Announcement

I am very pleased to announce the release of the December 2013 Cumulative Update (CU) for Project, Project Server and SharePoint for 2010 and 2013.  Feel free to open a support case if you have any questions around this or need assistance getting these patches deployed.  Remember that this release for the 2010 products, like…


Project Server 2013: Error loading views if the default view is missing

My colleagues in Europe have already blogged about this topic, Marc on the French blog – http://blogs.technet.com/b/frenchpjblog/archive/2013/12/06/3616538.aspx and Jorge on the Portuguese Spanish (sorry Jorge…) – http://blogs.technet.com/b/elfarodeprojectserver/archive/2013/12/09/project-server-2013-error-al-cargar-las-vistas-despues-de-eliminar-las-vistas-originales-predeterminadas-the-view-failed-to-load.aspx – thanks Guys!  And here is an English version too. Typically this can happen after a 2010 to 2013 upgrade – but there are other scenarios – even…


Project Server 2013 and Project Online: Adding multiple SharePoint sites in Project Center

We are investigating an issue using the Add SharePoint Site option within Project Center, where if you add a hierarchy of sites at the same time then one or more may fail to get imported correctly and it can even make the sites themselves inaccessible.  This can affect both Project Online and also on-premises installations…


Project Online: Where did my administrator permissions go?

This issue only affects Project Online, and only customers in Project Server permissions mode – and only customers who have recently changed modes to Project Server permissions mode (SharePoint permissions mode is the default – so if you haven’t changed it then you will not hit this issue).  This problem was introduced by a change…


Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013 October 2013 CU Announcement

I am very pleased to announce the release of the October 2013 Cumulative Update (CU) for Project, Project Server and SharePoint for 2010 and 2013.  Feel free to open a support case if you have any questions around this or need assistance getting these patches deployed.  Remember that this release for the 2010 products, like…


Project Online: Provisioning a PWA in another language? Tips and tricks

We have seen a few customer caught out by the experience when provisioning a new Project Web App in Project Online and I wanted to share with you some of the behind the scenes activity that goes on – and what to expect if you choose to provision in a different language.  In my example…


Project Server 2010: August 2013 Cumulative Update Installation–latest

Doing this as a new post – and I will also update the previous one Project Server 2010- Service Pack2 and August 2013 Cumulative Update installation issues.  The issue appears to be related to the version stamp of the database version schema (not the usual row we are interested in which is the Project Server…


Project Server 2010: Service Pack2 and August 2013 Cumulative Update installation issues

*** Update 10/22 – latest info – see http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectsupport/archive/2013/09/13/project-server-2010-august-2013-cumulative-update-installation-latest.aspx – and October CU overcomes this issue too. *** We are investigating issues relating to the installation of the August 2013 Cumulative Update (CU) for Project Server 2010, after installing Service Pack 2 (SP2).  The failure appears due to some incorrect schema versions either in SP2…


Project Online: Updating OData connections in Excel for different PWA instances

Interesting question came in from one of our good partners, Campana and Schott, concerning the update of the connection string for Excel reports based on OData when moving the Excel books between different Project Online tenants.  This works just fine when just using the normal Excel features such as PivotTables – but you run into…