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Add an application server to a farm (Project Server 2010)

Published: May 12, 2010

To add a Microsoft Project Server 2010 application server to an existing farm, you must do the following:

  • Install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 prerequisites

  • Install SharePoint Server 2010

  • Install Project Server 2010

  • Install required updates

  • Add the server to the farm by running the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard

Video demonstration

This video shows the steps involved in adding an application server to the farm.

Screenshot of video

Watch the video (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=169134). To download a copy of the file, right-click the link, and then click Save Target As.

Configure the application server

Use the following procedures to configure the application server and add it to the farm.

To install SharePoint Server 2010 prerequisites

  1. On the SharePoint Server DVD, run default.hta.

  2. Click Install software prerequisites.

    note Note:

    You must be connected to the Internet to perform this step. If you are not connected to the Internet, you must install the prerequisites manually.

  3. On the Welcome page, click Next.

  4. Read the license agreement, and if you accept, then select the I accept the terms of the License Agreement(s) check box.

  5. Click Next.

    note Note:

    Depending on your configuration, you may be required to restart the server during this process.

To install SharePoint Server 2010

  1. On the SharePoint Server DVD, run default.hta.

  2. Click Install SharePoint Server.

  3. On the Enter your Product Key page, type your product key, and then click Continue.

  4. Read the license agreement, and if you accept, then select the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and then click Continue.

  5. On the Choose the installation you want page, click Server Farm.

  6. On the Server type page, click Complete.

  7. If desired, select the File Location tab and change the installation location.

  8. Click Install Now.

  9. When installation has finished, clear the Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard now check box, and then click Close.

To install Project Server 2010

  1. On the Project Server DVD, run default.hta.

  2. Click Install Project Server.

  3. On the Enter your Product Key page, type your product key, and then click Continue.

  4. Read the license agreement, and if you accept, then select the I accept the terms of this agreement check box.

  5. Click Continue.

  6. On the Choose a file location page, click Install Now.

  7. When installation has finished, clear the Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard now check box, and then click Close.

Once SharePoint Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 are installed on the computer, you must install any required updates so that the updates on the new application server match those currently on the farm. Note that this includes Project Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 updates, but does not include updates for other products, such as Windows Server or Microsoft SQL Server.

To add the server to the farm

  1. Click Start, All Programs, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products, SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard.

  2. On the Welcome page, click Next.

  3. On the warning dialog box, click Yes.

  4. On the Connect to a server farm page, select the Connect to an existing server farm option.

  5. Click Next.

  6. On the Specify Configuration Database Settings page, type the name of the instance of SQL Server where the SharePoint Server 2010 configuration database is located, and then click Retrieve Database Names.

  7. Select the configuration database for the farm you want to join from the Database name drop-down box, and then click Next.

  8. On the Specify Farm Security Settings page, type the farm pass phrase, and then click Next.

  9. On the Completing the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard page, click Next.

  10. When the wizard has finished, click Finish.

Configure document library files

In order to be able to save documents to Project Server 2010 sites in SharePoint Server 2010, you must manually copy several files to the appropriate directory. Perform the following procedure on the new application server.

To copy document library files

  1. Open Windows Explorer.

  2. Navigate to the following folder:

    Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Template\Features\DocumentLibrary\DocLib

  3. Copy FileDlg.htm and EditDlg.htm.

  4. Navigate to the following folder:

    Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Template\Features\pwsdoclibs\pwsdoclib

  5. Paste FileDlg.htm and EditDlg.htm.

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