This article describes the Microsoft Office Project Server
2003 issue that is fixed in the Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 hotfix
package that is dated October 24, 2003.
Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package but was not
previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
- When you create and you publish a Microsoft Office Project
2003 project plan with the Project Data Service (PDS), outline codes may not
appear correctly when you view your project plan in Microsoft Project Web
Access (PWA). This problem may occur when you use the ProjectCreate and
CodeValuesUpdate methods in Project Data Service.
Service pack information
This problem was first corrected in Project Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project Server 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for Project Server 2003
hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the
problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are
experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing.
Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft
recommends that you wait for the next Microsoft Office Project 2003 service
pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note
In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
There are no prerequisites for installing this
You may have to restart your computer after you apply this
When you install the hotfix, all the services that are associated
with Microsoft Project Server are stopped and restarted. You may be prompted to
restart your computer after you apply the hotfix. Whether you must restart your
computer depends on the files that are in use when you apply the hotfix, or if
the hotfix cannot stop or start services that are associated with Microsoft
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix is not replaced by any later
You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to activate
any hotfixes that are contained in this package.
SQL stored procedure update is required to install Project Server updates
To make sure that your Project Server has all the fixes that are
contained in this update applied correctly, follow these steps:
- Run the self-extracting package, this will extract the
files to a temporary folder that you select.
- For each SQL query file (such as Websps.sql) that is
extracted to the temporary folder that you indicated in step 1, do one of the
- If you are using Microsoft SQL Server as the backend
for your Project Server, follow these steps:
- On your main SQL server in your configuration, run
SQL Query Analyzer.
- In the Database drop-down box,
select the ProjectServer database.
- On the File menu, click
Open, locate the SQL Query file (located in the temporary
folder that is specified in step 1), and then open the file.
- On the Query menu, click
- When the query is finished running, you may close
- If you are using SQL Server Desktop Engine (also known
as MSDE 2000) as the backend for your Project Server, follow these steps:
- On your main SQL server in your configuration,
click Start, click Run, type osql
-U sa in the Open box, and then click
For example, if you extracted the files in step
1 to C:\Temp and the name of the query file was Websps.sql, you would type
osql -i c:\temp\websps.sql -U sa. This connects you to
the local, default instance of MSDE 2000 by using the SA account. You may also
run osql with another username that has SA permissions on the
- At the Password prompt, type the
password for the account that you used in step a, and then press
- This SQL query file that you specified in step a
will now run.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to
correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the
files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest
The global version of this hotfix has the file
attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and
times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you
view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the
difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Size File name
24-Oct-2003 18:43 562,688 Prjsvr2003-kb830810-fullfile.msp
After you install the hotfix, the global version of this hotfix
has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
Date Time Version Size File name
24-Oct-2003 18:29 11.2003.0.1021 1,247,864 Pds.dll
24-Oct-2003 18:32 11.2003.0.1021 154,232 Pjsvradc.dll
For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the
Readme.txt file that is included in the package.
For more information about the Project Data Service (PDS), visit
the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 830810 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 3.6
- Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
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