Project Server 2016: Get The Enterprise Custom Fields

In this article, we will explain How to

Get the Enterprise Custom Fields In Project Server 2016 Database.


Scenario

In Project Server 2016/2013, In some cases, you may need to export the Enterprise Custom Fields to Excel.

but unfortunately, there is no export option in the Enterprise Custom Fields page as shown below.

Get the Enterprise Custom Fields From Project Server 2016 Database

In this case, one of the available workarounds is retrieving these data from the Project Server Database as the following:


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Missing Site Creation Setting in Project Server 2016

In this article, I will solve the below Project Server 2016 issue

Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016.


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, I can change the Site Creation Setting from Central Administration as the following:

  • Open Central Administration > General Settings > Manage PWA.

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Create a New Project From SharePoint List Item In Project Server 2016

In this article, I will explain

How to bulk add projects from a SharePoint List into Project Server 2016?


Scenario

I have a “New Projects” SharePoint list, and I need to bulk add all list SharePoint items to Project Center in Project Server.

Create a New Project Based On SharePoint List Item In Project Server 2016

In Project Server 2013 /2016 as well as Project Online, you can easily import SharePoint list items into Project server by using Create Project button as shown below:

Create a new project based on SharePoint List item in Project Server 2016

You may be also interested in Import Excel Sheet Into Project Server.

The Create Project button will help you to create multiple projects from the SharePoint list items by mapping the SharePoint list columns with the Project Web App Fields.

This way would facilitate the Project creation process especially for the users who are not familiar with creating a new project in Project Center.

Note: There is no a specific number for the selected list items that will be converted/imported to Project Server.

This is mainly depends on the current hardware specifications of your farm. Meanwhile, it’s recommended to convert from 5 to 10 list items to projects per one time.

Steps
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