Create #ProjectServer 2010 #MSProject 2010 accounts with #PowerShell #PS2010 #SP2010 #MSOffice

January 15, 2013 at 7:11 pm | Posted in Administration, Customisation, Installation, PowerShell | 1 Comment
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Quite often system administrators want a way to automate tasks, creating the Project Server Project Professional  accounts is usually one of these tasks. This blog post shows an example of creating a Project Professional 2010 account.

The script can be downloaded from the Script Center following the link below:

http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Create-Server-2010-dfb0fbba

When creating an account, a registry key is created here:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\MS Project\Profiles\<Profile Name>

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After running the script, a new registry key will appear:

Script:

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Before running the script you will need to update two variables, $accountName and $pwaURL with the correct values.

New Key after executing the script:

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As you can see, the script only creates three string values (excluding the default), the rest get created when you launch Project Professional 2010 and connect to the new account:

New account:

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Additional string values:

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A simple solution for creating Project Professional 2010 accounts.

I recommend that this script is tested thoroughly on a test workstation before using within a production environment.

This script is just an example, use this script at your own risk. Remember to always backup the Registry before making any changes.

This script is probably a better approach to the Registry key export detailed in a post I wrote a while back:

https://pwmather.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/customise-project-professional-2010-installation-projectserver-ps2010-msproject-office2010/

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Preconfigured #ProjectServer solution – Project Server Plus from CPS #PS2010 #PS2013 #SP2013 #Office2013

January 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Administration, Configuration, Customisation, Functionality, Information | 1 Comment
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Just a quick post to highlight a product from CPS, Project Server Plus. This is a quick start preconfigured Project Server solution includes best practice fields and lookup tables, Views, RAG calculations and indicators, many great dashboards / reports and an enhanced Project Site template – all out of the box.

For details see:

http://www.cps.co.uk/What-We-Do/Pages/Project-Server-Plus.aspx

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