Cannot open or create word documents in SharePoint 2013 with Office 2010 and Project 2013

I wanted to share an issue I came across related to the SharePoint 2013. If you have installed the Office Suite 2010 and Project 2013 installed together on the same machine you will not be able to create a new Office document from the SharePoint document library, you will get a blank page displayed instead…


When Trying to install a update you get "The expected version of the product was not found on the system."

I came on my test environment across this problem when trying to install the latest update I’ve got the error message: “The expected version of the product was not found on the system” this can occur on Project 2007 and 2010. Running the following command from the command prompt will do the trick “office-kb.exe PACKAGE.BYPASS.DETECTION.CHECK=1″…


Project Server 2010 permissions granted through RBS are not flowing through to Project Sites

When setting the security category with the option “The Project Owner is a descendant of the user via RBS”. The permissions applied to this security category work within PWA and allow the superiors of Project Owners to manage their projects, however the permission “View Project Site” does not seem to work as the superiors cannot…


Windows Antivirus Exclusion Recommendations (Servers, Clients, and Role-Specific)

Some useful information to take into consideration, all the info here in this doc: Windows Antivirus Exclusion Recommendations (Servers, Clients, and Role-Specific)   for our sweet products, we have these detailed info to exclude files and processes.   SharePoint Certain folders may have to be excluded from antivirus scanning when you use file-level antivirus…


Project Server 2010 Services Stop Periodically

I’ve noticed a strange behaviour on my environment that is occuring randomly after installing April CU or later. The issue is related to periodical job that Sharepoint is triggering and for some reason sometimes is timing out and the Project Services, the Queue Service or Event service, one of them is set to disabled and…


Generate a Visio WBS Diagram from a Project File or a Project File from a Visio WBS Diagram

As some options has retired from Project 2003 there are still ways to create WBS Diagrams in Project 2007 and Project 2010. The best solution is to use the Addin Created specially for Visio 2007/2010 You can find them only for English, German, French and Italian Project/Visio Clients. You must have both Clients in the same…


Automatic deployment of SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010

Before you begin, here are some reasons for applying this method: Today, the diversity of the IT team or outsourcing potentially exposes your system to human error. New SharePoint Server or Project Server is infrequent and easily generates omissions. Finally, the complexity and this type of installation is also a factor error.   Now we can pass to…


How to create a Project Server Test environment from your production environment – or – Project Server 2010 Backup and Restore

1) Backup your source databases. Open SQL Server Management Studio and identify the five requireddatabases (Archive, Draft, Published, Reporting and Content): Right click on the source databases, and select Tasks >Backup.  Save the files in a place you will be able to find them again. Afterwards, you should have all of the databases in onelocation….


Clearing sharepoint Configuration cache for timer job and psconfig errors

Configuration cache   1. Check the directory with the configuration cache in “Drive:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\SharePoint\Config ” 2. [If needed] Look for the GUID of the configuration database in “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\Secure\ConfigDB” 3. [Optional] Create a directory there with the name – the GUID we found above (if needed) 4. Stop the “Windows…