You receive the "Error when creating site. Site does not seem to exist" in Project Server 2003

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SYMPTOMS

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services subsites are not created automatically when you publish projects to Microsoft Office Project Server 2003. If you try to manually create a Windows SharePoint Services subsite, you receive the following error message:
Error when creating site. Site does not seem to exist.

CAUSE

This problem occurs if there is not an e-mail address in the Site Owner field on the Site Provisioning Settings page in the Manage Windows SharePoint Services section of Project Web Access (PWA).

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to PWA with administrator rights.
  2. Click the Admin link.
  3. Click the Manage Windows SharePoint Services link.
  4. Click the Site Provisioning Settings link.
  5. Enter a valid e-mail address in the Site Owner field.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 867741 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
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