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 January 16, 2004.
Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package but were not
previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
- When multiple resources send updates from their timesheet
in Microsoft Project Web Access to the Project Manager at the same time, some
of the updates may not be sent to the Project Manager.
- When a resource is updating timesheet information, the
update will take some time to process and eventually the resource receives the
following error message:
Error: 'document.frames.idExecASP.document.all.nErr.value' is null or not
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
A supported 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, we recommend that you wait for the next Project Server 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 do not have to restart your computer after you apply this
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 that you must run to install all Project Server updates
To make sure that all the fixes that this update contains are
applied correctly on Project Server 2003, follow these steps:
- Run the self-extracting package to extract the files in a
temporary folder that you select.
- For each SQL query file (such as the Websps.sql file) that
is extracted to the temporary folder that you selected in step 1, use one of
the following steps:
- If you are using Microsoft SQL Server as the back end
for Project Server, follow these steps:
- On the main SQL server in your configuration, run
SQL Query Analyzer.
- In the Database box, click the
- On the File menu, click
Open, locate the SQL query file in the temporary folder that
you selected in step 1, and then open the file.
- On the Query menu, click
- When the query is finished, you can quit SQL Query
- If you are using SQL Server Desktop Engine (also known
as MSDE 2000) as the back end for Project Server, follow these steps:
- On the main SQL server in your configuration, click
Start, click Run, type osql -i
sa in the Open box, and then click
For example, if you extracted the files in step
1 to the C:\Temp folder and the name of the query file is Websps.sql, type
osql -i c:\temp\websps.sql -U sa.
connects you to the local default instance of MSDE 2000 by using the system
administration account. You can also run the osql command with another user name that has system administration
permissions on the server.
- At the Password prompt, type the password for the
account that you used in step a, and then press ENTER. The SQL query file that
you specified in step a runs.
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.
Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information
Date Time Version Size File name
16-Jan-2004 01:01 18.104.22.168 2,700,008 Projectserver2003-kb834696-fullfile.exe
Date Time Size File name
16-Jan-2004 00:58 2,779,648 Projectserver2003-kb834696-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
16-Jan-2004 00:36 33,926 Homepage.asp
16-Jan-2004 00:38 11.2003.0.1222 1,248,000 Pds.dll
16-Jan-2004 00:39 11.0.2003.1222 924,536 Pj11od11.dll
16-Jan-2004 00:41 11.0.2003.1222 265,472 Pj11tm11.dll
16-Jan-2004 00:43 11.0.2003.1222 4,226,304 Pjoledb.dll
16-Jan-2004 00:45 11.2003.0.1222 154,368 Pjsvradc.dll
16-Jan-2004 00:47 9,151 Ssendupd.asp
For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the
Readme.txt file that is included in the package.
For additional information about the
terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released,
click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 834696 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
- Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
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