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

Continue reading “Migrate to Project Server 2016 Step By Step”

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Project Server 2013 Migration from Staging to Production Farm

In this article, I’ll explain How to Migrate / Move a PWA Instance from one farm to another in Project Server 2013?

Project Server 2013 Migration from Staging to Production Farm

Project Server 2013 Migration Steps: Continue reading “Project Server 2013 Migration from Staging to Production Farm”

Missing Security Section in PWA Settings

In this hint, I’ll solve the below Project Server issue

Missing Security Section in PWA Settings In Project Server 2016 / 2013.

Missing Security Section in PWA Settings In Project Server.


Cause Continue reading “Missing Security Section in PWA Settings”

Failed to get schema version of Published database during Provisioning PWA Instance In Project Server

During Provisioning a PWA site , I got  “Failed – see the Application event Log

Provision PWA Failed

I checked the Event Viewer

open event viewer

I found out this error log details :

Failed to get schema version of Published database

provision PWA event viewer error

Cause : Continue reading “Failed to get schema version of Published database during Provisioning PWA Instance In Project Server”

The base type ‘Microsoft.Office. Project. PWA.PJBaseWebPartPage’ is not allowed for this page

After restoring a PWA Site Collection that has been restored and provisioned successfully. However, when I tried to open the PWA site, I got the following error

The base type ‘Microsoft.Office.Project.PWA.PJBaseWebPartPage’ is not allowed for this page.

the-base-type-microsoft-office-project-pwa-pjbasewebpartpage-is-not-allowed-for-this-page

Cause: Continue reading “The base type ‘Microsoft.Office. Project. PWA.PJBaseWebPartPage’ is not allowed for this page”

This web site has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer

In this article, I will solve the below issue in SharePoint Server / SharePoint Online.

This web site has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer

This web site has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer

 


SharePoint Server: This website has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer

Scenario

In SharePoint Server 2013 / Project Server 2013. while I tried to edit the Project SIte Master Page. I got the following error message:

This web site has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer

Cause Continue reading “This web site has been configured to disallow editing with SharePoint Designer”