How to Edit or Access Your Schedule in Project Server

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on April 17, 2014

  Environment: Project Server 2010/2013 Solution: Choose one of the below options:   Option 1 – Using Project Web App Log on with user PM/Admin credentials to Project Web App > Projects > Click on the Project Name > Click on the Schedule PDP > Click on Task Tab > Click on Edit > In Microsoft Project Note: If

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Removing Spaces When an SSRS Report is Exported to PDF

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on March 12, 2014

At EPM Partners we come across this issue quite frequently and so we would like to share the solution with you. Problem: When a SQL Server Reporting Services 2005, 2008 or 2008 R2 report gets exported to PDF, the spaces of a Project Server Multiline text field appear so condensed, that it looks like a

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Installing SharePoint and Project Server 2013 Configuration Wizard Error: No user found

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on March 4, 2014

We were recently completing an installation of SharePoint and Project Server 2013. During the process we were utilizing an installation script, but we received the same behavior whilst utilizing the configuration wizard.  While it was trying to create a new SharePoint Configuration database the installation would fail.  Each Instance would create the shell of the

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Project Server Security Scenarios – Part 2

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on January 16, 2014

Part 1 of this blog can be read here Scenario 3: Bob should access SharePoint Project Site for some Projects (But shouldn’t access Project details in PWA)  Bob is a user who’ll only be accessing SharePoint based Project sites to work on risks, issues and other SharePoint related items in Project Sites. He’ll only be using PWA

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Project Server Security Scenarios – Part 1

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on January 14, 2014

In this blog series, we will talk about implementing some specific security requirements in Microsoft Project Server 2010 / 2013. We assume that you already have some basic idea about Groups, Categories & Permissions but if that’s not the case, you can learn about Project Server 2010 Security Model (also applicable on Project Server 2013)

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Working Offline with MS Project

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on December 4, 2013

There are a number of reasons why you might want to, or need to work offline when using Microsoft Project Server. You might want to work on a project while flying across the country (but don’t take your eyes off the instrument panel). The network you are using goes down unexpectedly while you’re are in

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Project Online – What it Does and Doesn’t Do

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on November 19, 2013

Though Microsoft Project online is less than a year old, and at the time of writing this, not yet launched in Australia, it is based on a proven Microsoft Project Server technology which has come a long way over the last decade and has kept pace with demands of maturing PPM practice worldwide. Being nascent

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How To Resize Large Look-up Tables in PDPs

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on November 5, 2013

If you’ve worked with large look-up tables in Project Server before, you know how unwieldy they can get very quickly. In  the 2013 version, the page control you use now includes a nice search feature to help. However the default four lines displayed really doesn’t show much. Take a look at this example, you can

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The Server Farm Account Should Not Be Used For Other Services

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 30, 2013

Summary: As a good practice, the account that is used to run the SharePoint 2010 Timer service and other system services in the SharePoint farm should not be used for other services in the farm. Cause: The farm account, which is used for the SharePoint 2010 timer service and the Central Administration site, is highly privileged and

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