Cumulative update packages for Microsoft Project Server 2013 contain hotfixes for the Project Server 2013 issues that were fixed since the release of Project Server 2013.
Note This is build 15.0.4535.1000 of the cumulative update package.
We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and security updates that were included with the previous Project Server 2013 update package releases.
You must install the following public update before you apply this cumulative update package:
2768001 Description of the Project Server 2013 update: March 12, 2013
Issues that this cumulative update package fixes
When you change the color of a Gantt Chart bar on the Project Web Apps Gantt Chart Formats page, the bar color may be displayed incorrectly.
When you apply a fill pattern to a Gantt Chart bar on the Project Web Apps Gantt Chart Formats page, the bar pattern may be displayed incorrectly. For example, you have a solid pattern and the bar color is yellow, which appears correctly. When you apply a cross-hatch pattern, the bar color is displayed as blue instead of yellow.
When you change the start date or the end date of a fiscal period on the Fiscal Periods page in Project Web App, the date is not changed. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Project Web App fiscal periods are not allowed to have duplicate names, gaps or overlaps between adjoining period start and end dates, or overlaps between adjoining fiscal years.
This cumulative update package resolves the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
2817513 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Sts-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
2817607 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
2817606 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp; Ifswfe-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
2817419 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Coreserver-x-none.msp; Coreservermui-en-us.msp): August 13, 2013
2726939 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Ppsmamui-en-us.msp; Ppsmawfe-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
2817516 Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package (Xlsrvwfe-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
2817508 Description of the Project Server 2013 hotfix package (Projectserverwfe-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013
How to obtain the cumulative update package for Project Server 2013
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Project Server 2013 hotfixes that are included in the cumulative update package for Project Server 2013
This cumulative update package contains all the .msp files that we released as hotfixes or as public updates that target Project Server 2013. This update package also targets SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013. Therefore, you do not have to install those packages separately.
Cumulative update package information
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.
The global version of this cumulative update package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the cumulative update package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.