Project Server 2010 SP2: Royal baby helps find KB typo

I’ve updated the original blog post with this information – but in case you just get the RSS feed which had an error I wanted to make sure this got out there… While I was putting together an internal e-mail on the ‘birth’ of SP2, weighing in at 450MB, playing on the recent big news…


Project and Project Server 2010 Service Pack 2 now available

Pleased to announce the arrival of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Project 2010, Project Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010.  Full details over on the Project Support blog at Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Released.  The SharePoint Server 2010 SP2 also includes the Project Server 2010 SP2 *** Update -…


Project Portfolio Server 2007 SP2 Released!

For full details of links and stuff see Christophe’s blog http://blogs.msdn.com/chrisfie/archive/2009/07/23/announcing-the-release-of-project-portfolio-server-2007-service-pack-2-sp2.aspx. Here are the highlights: Highlight of Portfolio Server 2007 SP2: contains significant security improvements, stability improvements, and performance improvements support for SQL Server 2008 32-bit (please note SQL 2008 64-bit is NOT supported) support for Portfolio Server on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V contains all…


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: Expiration date set with SP2 – Product key is not valid?

The KB article in now live at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971620 and localized versions will be following along.  One thing to mention is that if you have multiple SKU’s installed and you try and re-license you may get a message saying your key is not valid.  This can happen if for instance you try and use a Project…


Project Server 2007: Changed behavior with Activity Plans and Timephased time tracking

*** Update *** See http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2009/06/18/project-server-2007-tracking-method-updates-since-sp2.aspx for details of settings changes to see previous behaviour, and http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2009/07/16/project-server-2007-office-system-june-2009-cumulative-update-is-now-available.aspx for the CU details that reverted to the previous behavior for Activity Plans and Proposals.  Sometimes we fix bugs and then find that customers had been relying on the “broken” behavior.  I have covered this topic in some comment postings to…


Project Server 2007: License type set to trial after loading Office Server Service Pack 2 (SP2)

*** Update 2*** A fix for this issue is now released, and a replacement SP2 download will be available 4-6 weeks from now (and now is 6/26/2009).  See http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2009/06/26/project-server-2007-office-server-service-pack-2-sp2-update-kb-971620.aspx   ***Update***  The KB for this issue is now live at  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971620 but currently it does not say that this issue also applies to Microsoft Office Project Server…


Project Server 2007: SP2 Recorded Webcast Now Available

For those who couldn’t make the webcast last month Christophe has now posted details of the recording and other SP2 resources.  Christophe and Adrian presented and answered questions covering Project 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) as well as the Project 2007 April Cumulative Updates – and future planning guidelines for Project Server 2010. Technorati Tags:…


Office System and Servers SP2 and Cumulative Updates for April 2009

The Office Sustained Engineering team have put together a great FAQ blog on the recently (partially) released SP2 and April Cumulative updates. Please see http://blogs.technet.com/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2009/05/01/faq-concerning-cumulative-updates-for-april-2009-and-the-service-pack-2-for-the-2007-microsoft-office-system-and-microsoft-office-servers.aspx for the full details. These cover the Microsoft Office System and Microsoft Office Servers, including Project Server 2007. In case you wondered – this is the team that put together…