Project Client 2010 integration with Sharepoint Task List

First upgrade to at least SP1 the project client because the Sync with task list has been upgraded in SP1 See: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/project/archive/2011/05/18/project-2010-sp1-enhancements-to-sync-to-sharepoint-task-list.aspx Second, add the field in Backstage – Manage fields. See: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/project/archive/2009/10/19/project-2010-introducing-sync-to-sharepoint.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/project/en-us/sync-sharepoint.aspx http://workerthread.wordpress.com/2010/06/01/sharepoint-2010-project-tasks-part-2-synchronise-with-project-2010/ A few important things to notice are: · Summary tasks are supported in the synchronization · Most custom fields can…

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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…

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Built in backup and restore facility for sharepoint does not work for Project Server

If you are getting the following a similar error message after trying to migrate/do a full backup from the central admin than you have run into a Backup/restore procedure mishandling. The solution to this problem would be a manual backup and restore of the Project Db’s as follows. If you are not familiar with this steps i…