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Article ID: 2687615 - Last Review: November 5, 2012 - Revision: 1.0

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Summary

This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Project Server 2010 hotfix package that is dated October 30, 2012.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Assume that you configure Project Server 2010 in two or more zones that are accessed by using different URLs. Additionally, assume that you create Project sites that contain a Project web part. In this situation, when you try to connect to the Project site from a zone that differs from the zone in which the Project site is created, you receive the following error message from the web part:
    Cannot communicate with the server. Verify your connection and try again.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You have an enterprise resource that is assigned to a task in a plan.
    • The resource enters actual work in a timesheet and saves (but does not submit) the timesheet in Project Web App.
    • You set the Publish field in the task to No," and then you publish the plan.
    • You set the Publish field in the task to Yes," and then you publish the plan.
    • The resource submits the timesheet update for approval.
    In this scenario, the actual work is not submitted in Approval Center.
  • Assume that a resource has the Max Units field set to a value that is not 100 percent. Additionally, assume that the default task type for a project is "Fixed Duration." The resource creates a new task in Project Web App and adds the task to the project. In this situation, the task is displayed in the project with a high amount of work. Additionally, the task does not appear in the Approval Center and causes an error on the approval page.
  • Assume that a delegate user makes corrections to a timesheet that was previously rejected in Project Web App and then sends the timesheet for approval. In this situation, time that is added to the lines that already contain approved status updates cannot be resubmitted and approved.
  • Assume that you try to edit an existing project in Project Web App while you are using Internet Explorer 10. However, occasionally you cannot edit the project.
  • When you create and load a timesheet in Project Web App, the process takes longer than expected.
  • When you create a project plan from a template in Project Web App, the value of the Publish field is not copied from the template.
  • Assume that you create an enterprise project template in Microsoft Office Project Professional 2010 in which you configure the default start time and the default finish time at the project level. Then, you create a new project plan that is based on the template. In this situation, the default start time and the default finish time are those from the enterprise global template instead of the template from which thenew project was created.
  • Assume that you set the WADMIN_USER_SYNC_SETTING setting to a value greater than one in the published database of Project Server 2010. When you try to add a user to a project by using the project permissions feature, the user is not added to the project site.
  • Assume that you enter the actual work for a task by using Project Web App. However, when you click Status Updates to view task update history, the actual work column is blank.
  • When all task updates are submitted to Project Server 2010, the OnStatusSubmitted event returns a NULL value instead of an array of GUIDs that match the submitted updates.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix package, you must have Project Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Projectserver2010-kb2687615-fullfile-x64-glb.exe14.0.6129.50008,391,26422-Oct-1220:23
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Pjsrvwfe-x-none.mspNot applicable7,750,65620-Oct-1223:23
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table.

Pjsrvwfe-x-none.msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Dataedit.dll14.0.6128.5000445,05620-Sep-1216:56
Microsoft.office.project.schema.dll14.0.6125.50005,323,36828-Aug-1218:51
Microsoft.office.project.server.communications.dll14.0.6129.5000289,37619-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.communications.internal.dll14.0.6129.5000498,27219-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.dll14.0.6129.50007,264,86419-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.library.dll14.0.6122.50002,148,96815-May-1214:21
Microsoft.office.project.server.pwa.applicationpages.dll14.0.6129.50001,051,28019-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.pwa.dll14.0.6129.50002,071,18419-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.upgrade.dll14.0.6129.50005,966,43219-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.server.webservice.dll14.0.6129.5000494,17619-Oct-121:02
Microsoft.office.project.shared.dll14.0.6119.5000133,93625-Apr-121:52
Microsoft.office.project.webproj.dll14.0.6126.5000789,09628-Aug-1218:52

References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Applies to
  • Microsoft Project Server 2010
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