Issues that are fixed by Project Portfolio Server 2007 Service Pack 1

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007. This article describes the issues that are fixed by Project Portfolio Server Service Pack 1 (SP1).

INTRODUCTION

Project Portfolio Server 2007 SP1 provides the latest updates to Project Portfolio Server 2007. This article contains a list of the issues that are fixed by Project Portfolio Server 2007 SP1. For more information about Project Portfolio Server 2007 SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
942721 Description of Project Portfolio Server 2007 Service Pack 1

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Issues that the service pack fixes

Modifications in the Rsreportserver.config and Rssrvpolicy.config files are not removed when you uninstall Project Portfolio Server 2007

When you uninstall Project Portfolio Server 2007, modifications in the Rsreportserver.config and Rssrvpolicy.config files are not removed. When you reinstall Project Portfolio Server 2007, another set of entries are made to the files. These entries can prevent Reporting Services from starting correctly.

Internet Explorer crashes when you try to save an Optimizer chart that contains comments, and the comments contain lots of text

When you try to save an Optimizer chart that contains lengthy comments, Internet Explorer crashes.

The forecasted resource data for previous periods is deleted when you import the data from Microsoft Office Project Server 2007

After you create snapshots, the forecasted resource data for previous periods is deleted when you import the data from Project Server 2007.

The Relative Importance matrix may not be displayed correctly in Windows Vista

On a Windows Vista-based computer, the Relative Importance matrix may not be displayed correctly.

MatrixView does not work if a relational attribute has a single quotation mark in its name

If a relational attribute has a single quotation mark (') in its name, MatrixView does not work.

Setup stops responding if you use a nonlocal administrator account to install Project Portfolio Server 2007

If you use an administrator account that is not local to install Project Portfolio Server 2007, Setup stops responding.

Setup fails when you try to install the Reporting components

When you try to install the Reporting components, Setup fails. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:

Failed to open XML file d:\inetput\wwwroot\...\RS\rsreportserver.config.


Setup fails when you create databases against a Microsoft SQL Server installation that has a case-sensitive name

When you create databases against a SQL Server installation that has a case-sensitive name, Setup fails. You receive the following error:

-2147217900


The "Grant rights to" box is not disabled when you select the "SQL authentication" option during Setup

When you select the SQL authentication option during Setup, the Grant rights to box should be disabled.

Attributes may lose values after they are updated

Depending on client language and culture settings, attributes may lose values, such as MinNumericValue and MaxNumericValue, after these values are updated.

The TYPE, CATEGORY, and ENTITY attributes allow for changes after one value has been set

The TYPE, CATEGORY, and ENTITY attributes may change even after one value has been set in the database. When a value is set, changes should not occur unless the attribute is first deleted.

The Microsoft SharePoint Server Definition page does not accept hostheader URLs for SharePoint sites

The SharePoint Server Definition page does not accept hostheader URLs for SharePoint sites.

Attributes are visible when you create indicator formula parameters for the datetime and string data types

When you create indicator formula parameters for the datetime and string data types, attributes are visible.

The import operation from the .mpp file does not function correctly when you use folder names, paths, or URLs that contain extended characters

The import operation from the .mpp file does not function correctly when you use folder names, paths, or URLs that contain extended characters. For example, when you to open a project by using a path that resembles "D:\프로젝트\프로젝트.mpp," you receive the following error message:
File D:\??\??.mpp not found


Quick search and full Search operations do not return all results

Quick search and full search operations return only documents from the parent folders in each document library.

You cannot add, edit, or run reports if you have been granted all Allow rights for some organizations but not for the account that you are using

You cannot add, edit, or run reports if you have been granted all Allow rights for some organizations but not for the account that you are using. Instead, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
You do not have rights to run reports on this organization.


The "Convert Actual resource values to costs" function does not only update cost forecast data between forecast dates

The Convert Actual resource values to costs function should update cost forecast data only between forecast dates.

Two "group by" options do not work correctly

The following two "group by" options do not work correctly:
  • Custom Portfolio+Programs
  • Custom Portfolio+Applications


The Actual column for all resources after the first resource does not contain correct values

If you include more than one resource in the resource competency report, the Actual column for all resources after the first resource does not contain correct values. Instead, all the values are zero.

The resource requirement from the resource pool is not recalculated based on new forecast dates

You cannot recalculate the resource requirement from the resource pool based on new forecast dates.

The completion percentage of a project phase is incorrectly exported to Microsoft Project

After you export a project to Microsoft Project, the completion percentage of a project phase is incorrectly exported.

A Project Summary Report does not display percentages correctly

When you run a Project Summary Report, the percentages are incorrectly displayed.

A crash may occur when you try to import projects from a .mpp file or from Project Server 2007 on projects in which the length of the task name is great than 100 characters

When you try to import projects from a .mpp file or from Project Server 2007, and the length of the task name is great than 100 characters, a crash may occur. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

The statement has been terminated. String or binary data would be truncated.


You should only be able to list resource custom fields when you define "Resource Type Custom Fields" on the Project Server Management page

When you define Resource Type Custom Fields on the Project Server Management page, you can enter multiple values. However, you should only be able to list resource custom fields. If you enter multiple values, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

Could not synchronize resource pools from server 'multiple res'. Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: 'c' Key being added: 'c'.


When you convert imported resources from Project Server 2007 into costs, the operation only works when you use monthly granularity

You can only convert resources from Project Server into costs when you use monthly granularity.

Calculated KPI attributes that are created without granularity do not work

Calculated Key performance indicator (KPI) attributes, such as Benefit and NFBenefit, do not work if they are created without granularity.

Resource requirements are incorrectly updated after you import resource plans and assignments from Project Server 2007

After you import resource plans and assignments from Project Server 2007, the resource requirements are incorrectly updated.

A crash may occur if one of the users who is involved in the Workflow Notification process has no defined e-mail address

If one of the users who was involved in the Workflow Notification process has no defined e-mail address, a crash may occur.

The Optimizer ActiveX control crashes if the default save option of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 is changed

If the default save option of Excel 2007 is changed, the Optimizer ActiveX control crashes. For example, this problem occurs if you change the option to Excel 97-2003 Workbook (*.xls).

The validation step is incorrect in saved associations between SharePoint Server and an organization

The validation step is incorrect in saved associations between SharePoint Server and an organization. This may prevent the save process from completing. You cannot save an association for your organization because of an existing association with another organization.

The scheduler incorrectly deletes values for calculated attributes in certain cases

In certain cases, the scheduler incorrectly deletes values for calculated attributes.

Your cost or resource numbers will be erased outside that phase when you add a phase

On the Schedule tab, if you access a project from My Scorecard and if you add a phase, your cost or resource numbers will be erased outside that phase.

You still have to open Project Server preferences if you use Integrated Windows authentication

If you use Integrated Windows authentication, you must open Project Server preferences for the given connection, and then you must click Save by using blank values.

The Comment icon does not indicate if there is a comment that is associated with the icon

The Comment icon should appear differently if there is a comment that is associated with the icon.

The Import templates store only 23 columns

Only 23 columns can be stored in the database during an import operation.

The text is truncated at 255 characters during an import operation

Only 255 characters can be stored in the database during an import operation.

You may receive an invalid checksum error when you use an Optimizer that contains a large list attribute

When you use an Optimizer that contains a large list attribute, you may receive an invalid checksum error.

You cannot easily work on the User Group Management page

You cannot easily work on the User Group Management page. For example, you cannot select all available user rights.

Setup fails when you create databases against a SQL Server installation that uses a non-Latin, case-insensitive collation

When you create databases against a SQL Server installation that uses a non-Latin, case-insensitive collation, Setup fails. Additionally, you may receive the following error:

-2147217900


The values in the Actual Current Month column are wrong after you convert resource values to costs

After conversion, the values in the Actual Current Month column in the Cost Tracking table are wrong.

You are prompted to download ActiveX controls on each page that requires a control

You are prompted to download ActiveX controls on each page that requires a control instead of being requested one time for all pages.

A crash may occur when you use the Import Wizard

When you use the Import Wizard, a crash may occur.

Resend Notification Timeout does not work for standard notifications

Resend Notification Timeout does not work for standard notifications that are single-sign out notifications.

Text attributes are not displayed correctly in regional settings for Bolivia

In regional settings for Bolivia, text attributes are not displayed correctly.

The Import Wizard takes a long time to load a file

When you use the Import Wizard to load file, it takes a long time.

You may receive an error message when you export a project to Project Server 2007

When you export a project to Project Server 2007, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
The project 'pps_mmm' cannot be exported to Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 due to the following reason(s): String was not recognized as a valid DateTime.
You may receive an error message when you try to update approved projects that were imported from Project Server 2007 and that use quarterly granularity

When you try to update approved projects that were imported from Project Server 2007 and that use quarterly granularity, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Cannot import actual resource data for snapshots in capitalization period (after project forecast end date).
You may experience slow performance when you load the SharePoint Entity Associations page

The SharePoint Entity Associations page takes five to seven minutes to load for certain organizations. After the SharePoint site is associated with the project or the program, it takes another five to seven minutes for that process to finish.

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Article ID: 942722 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
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