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Server Settings (Project Server 2010)

Project Server 2010

Published: March 31, 2011

This section helps your organization understand the tasks involved with administering Microsoft Project Server 2010.

Articles in this section include the following:

What you will learn in this section

There are several important tasks that an administrator must manage in Project Server 2010 for Microsoft Project Web App users to access and interact effectively with project data. These tasks include the following:

  • Managing users, groups, and categories

  • Customizing Project Web App to fit the specific needs of your organization

  • Managing workflows

  • Managing enterprise data (custom fields, calendars, views, etc.)

  • Managing queue settings for your specific environment

  • Managing time and task tracking

  • Configuring Active Directory synchronization to security groups and resources

Whom these articles are written for

This section produces maximum benefits for the following professionals:

  • Project Server administrators   Those persons who have administrative privileges for Project Server 2010 and perform the duties required to configure and maintain Project Server 2010.

  • SharePoint Server farm administrators   Those persons responsible for administering the SharePoint Central Administration Web site and making sure that Project Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server are always correctly synchronized and that SharePoint Server features and functionality are available.

  • Project Management Office (PMO)   Those persons who help define and maintain project management standards and practices throughout the organization.

  • Project site administrators   Those persons who have administrative privileges for Project Server 2010 and perform the duties required to configure Project Server 2010 to meet organizational portfolio and project management needs.

  • Active Directory administrators   Those persons responsible for setting up individual e-mail accounts and security groups in the Active Directory directory service that are mapped to the Project Server 2010 Enterprise Resource Pool and Project Server 2010 security groups.

  • Any member of your organization’s Project Server deployment planning team   Those persons within your organization who plan the deployment of Project Server 2010 and who may need a better understanding of the day-to-day Project Server administrative tasks that are available in Project Web App.

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