Project Server 2007: Issue installing the October 2012 Cumulative Update

The release of the Project Server 2007 Cumulative Update for October 2012 appears to have a problem with the digital signing of one of the files and the installation will fail.  This issue affects both the Project Server 2007 – Project Server 2007 hotfix package (Pjsrvapp-x-none.msp; Pjsrvwfe-x-none.msp): October 30, 2012 – KB 2687536, and also…


Project Server 2013 Requirements to build an OLAP Cube

There appears to be an error currently on our TechNet documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee662106.aspx indicating that the version of the Analysis Management Objects required when building an OLAP cube from Project Server 2013 depends on the version of SQL Server you have running Analysis Services.  In fact it does not – and like previous versions of…


Project Server Databases–Please don’t mess with the default options

We have some guidance out on TechNet about the recommended settings for SQL Server for our various versions – so for example we recommend for 2010 at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee662107.aspx that you set AUTO_CLOSE to OFF, and AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS_ASYNC to ON.  But we don’t always make a show of telling you what NOT to change.  A good guide…


Project and Project Server October 2012 Cumulative Update

Just posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectadministration/archive/2012/11/05/microsoft-project-server-and-sharepoint-server-2007-and-2010-october-2012-cu-announcement.aspx Remember, if you didn’t load the 2010 August 2012 Cumulative Update (CU) that the October one will also require SP1 to be installed. Delays on the 2007 SharePoint and Project packages, and also the roll-up SharePoint/Project package for 2010.  No 2007 client CU this cycle.  So if you just need the…