No Project web app instances found. Create at least one PWA instance before accessing this page In Project Server 2016

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

No Project web app instances found. Create at least one PWA instance before accessing this page


Scenario

After creating the PWA 2016 Site Collection, I have tried to browse it, but I got the below error

No Project web app instances found. Create at least one PWA instance before accessing this page

No Project web app instances found. create at least one PWA instance before accessing this page


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Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator

In Project Server 2016 / 2013, In case you tried to open a project using Microsoft Project in Google Chrome, you will get the below error.

Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator

Sorry, we were unable to open your project. Please try again. if this happens again, contact your administrator


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Count All Tasks in Project Server

In this article, I will explain How to

Calculate the Tasks count in Project Schedule in Project Server

Count All Tasks in Project Server

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Missing the “ADD TASK – EDIT LIST” Options in the Project Summary Web Part

In this post, I will explain

Why the “ADD TASK and EDIT LIST” options are missing in the Project Summary Web Part in Project Server?


Scenario

In Project Server 2013, I have a Project Site with the default Project Summary web Part,

In some project sites, I can find the option of “ADD TASK & EDIT LIST” as shown below:

Missing Add Task in Project Summary Web Part

But in other Project sites, I can’t find these options!

Missing the ADD TASK - EDIT LIST Options in the Project Summary Web Part


Cause

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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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Power BI: Calculate The Project Status In Project Server

In this article, I will explain

How to Calculate The Project Status In Project Server based on the Project Start and Finish Date In Power BI?

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Migrate to Project Server 2016 Step By Step

In this article, I will explain how to

Migrate from Project Server 2013 to Project Server 2016 Step By Step?


Upgrade to Project Server 2016 Prerequisites

Before we get started, you should check the below Project Server 2016 Migration Prerequisites.

In Project Server 2013 Source Farm,
  • Make sure that the current Project Server 2013 farm is at least patched to Service Pack1.

To get the latest SharePoint Cumulative Update installed check Find farm patch level / latest cumulative update that has been installed on SharePoint farm

  • Specify the Web Application content databases.
  • Specify the PWA instance with its ‘Project Web App‘ database.
  • Take a full database backup for the PWA instance database.
  • Take a full database backup for the Project content databases.
In Project Server 2016 Destination Farm,
  • Prepare Project Server 2016 farm.

Check Install and Configure Project Server 2016

  • Take a full database backup from the Content Database.

Note: In Project Server 2016, a single database (SharePoint Content Database) holds the project data and the content to facilitate the database operations, such as backup and restore, migration, etc.

In next section, I will explain the Project Server 2016 Migration prerequisites in details


Migrate from Project Server 2013 Prerequisites

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