Security in Project Server 2010–What about Custom Permissions?

SharePoint Server 2010 handles user authentication through claims processing, which is a new feature for SharePoint and Project Server. SharePoint handles both Windows authentication and Forms authentication for Project Server users. For authorization, you can use the ReadResourceAuthorization and SetResourceAuthorization methods in the Resource service of the PSI. Because you probably don’t often change security…

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Updating Project Server 2007 custom applications for Project Server 2010

The Project 2010 SDK includes a general discussion about updating applications developed for Project Server 2007 to run with Project Server 2010. Because the PSI in Project Server 2010 is a superset of the previous PSI, many ASMX-based applications can run unchanged on a Project Server that uses only Windows authentication — but all require testing before deployment on Project Server…

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Code samples from the Project 2010 SDK webcast

The attached WebcastSamples_Project2010SDK.zip file contains three complete Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 projects for code samples that were briefly discussed in the Project 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) Drilldown webcast: ProjectGuideAddIn:  Uses Microsoft Office development tools (VSTO) in Visual Studio 2010 to add a toggle button to the Project Standard or Project Professional 2010 ribbon, which turns…

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Project 2010 SDK, **March** update (online MSDN only)

See Project 2010 SDK Documentation for the March update of the online Project 2010 SDK.The  pre-release Project 2010 SDK is updated on MSDN. Post-beta builds of Project Server are changed for setting WCF service references and using multi-authentication (where Windows and Forms are both used) with Claims. These issues do not affect the Project Server 2010 beta release. The…

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Microsoft Office Project Conference 2007 – Simple Effective Rights

I’m Phil Smail, one of the Program Managers from the Product Group. One of my presentations during the MOPC 2007 was one of security programmability. As part of that Presentation I demonstrated some code that I wanted to get onto this blog This code is a Simple Effective Rights tool. It’s essentially a cut down…

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Adding a Project to a Category

Brian Smith from PSS has passed along this sample that we thought might be helpful: The scenario here is that you have a lookup table that shows the categories you want users to select from when creating a project, and then the GUID for the “real” security category is held in the description for the…

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