Article ID: 328249
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When you publish a project plan to the Microsoft Project Server Web site, you may receive the following error message with the Microsoft Project Server spooler:
When you click Yes, or you double-click Spooler on the taskbar, you receive one of the following error messages in the Microsoft Project spooler dialog box:
1 new error(s) pending in the Microsoft Project Server Spooler.
Do you want to open the spooler window to view the error(s)
Project Server Spooler Error (0x8C040028)
Additionally, you may receive the following error message when you quit Microsoft Project Professional:
Project Server Spooler Error (0x80004005)
An exception occurred in the Microsoft Project Server. Microsoft Project Server encountered a problem with this error code: 9100. Please contact your server administrator.
This problem may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Log on to a Windows Domain with the Novell ClientNote Use this method if the first condition that is listed in the "Cause" section is true.
When you log on to the network by using the Novell Client, you must specify the Microsoft Windows NT credentials to log on to the Windows NT domain. To do this, open the properties for the Novell Client, click Advanced, and then configure your credentials for the Windows NT domain.
Method 2: Verify the ViewDrop Folder PermissionsNote Use this method if the second condition that is listed in the "Cause" section is true.
To verify the folder security permissions, follow these steps:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/301195/ )How to configure security for files and folders on a network (domain) in Windows 2000
The ViewDrop folder is used to queue requests to publish project plans and other information to the database. There is a Windows NT service that reads from this queue and then processes the requests one at a time. This procedure optimizes the use of system resources throughout these sometimes long-running activities. The folder must have the security settings that permit the Microsoft Project Server Internet Server Application Programming Interface (ISAPI) DLL files, to write to the folder and the security settings that permit the Windows NT service to read from the folder.
For more information about how to publish a project plan to the Microsoft Project Server Web site, click Microsoft Project Help on the Help menu, type server publishing in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
For more information about the Microsoft Project Server spooler, click Microsoft Project Help on the Help menu, type project server spooler in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
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Article ID: 328249 - Last Review: September 18, 2011 - Revision: 9.0