Project Server 2007 and 2010: Roundup of the week

If you are interested in 2010 then the Product Group blog has a brand new article from Bonny on user controlled scheduling. This covers the ability to turn of the scheduling engine for selected tasks (task type changed from automatically scheduled to manually scheduled) and also introduces the new Task Inspector – which is Task…


Project Server 2007 and the August CU for WSS

You may have already heard of an issue with the August CU for WSS and potentially problems when re-attaching content databases after application of this cumulative update.  It is documented on Stefan Goßner’s blog at http://blogs.technet.com/stefan_gossner/archive/2009/09/14/important-be-careful-when-installing-wss-august-cumulative-update.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage One comment on Stefan’s blog asks about Project Server databases, so I added a comment there (which isn’t live…


Project Server 2007: Tracking Method Updates since SP2

I posted a short while ago about this topic, but wanted to make clear how you can continue working with time phased tracking for normal projects if you have got used to it since the IU.  Brief re-introduction to the problem for new readers – we introduced a time-phased grid for time entry with the…


Project Server 2007: PWA Provisioning issue after February CU – Cannot insert duplicate key row

**** Update  (Thanks for the reminder to update this one Seth)  This issue is resolved by the August CU for Project Server 2007 the details of which can be found at http://blogs.msdn.com/chrisfie/archive/2009/08/27/announcing-the-release-of-the-microsoft-project-and-project-server-2007-august-cumulative-update.aspx. and the direct link is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973937. Details of the specific issue and fix: You install the update that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base…