Microsoft 50017: Implementing Microsoft Office Project
Server 2007


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Conteúdo Programático
Elements of this syllabus are subject to change. This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install, customize, and administer Microsoft Office Project Server 2007. Audience This course is intended for IT architects who need to help with Project Server 2007 implementation. “IT architect” is an overarching term to cover the following roles: • IT infrastructure lead • System administrator • Database administrator • Deployment specialist • Application developer (for this course, limited information) This is NOT for business people, project managers, analysts, or PMOs, unless they manage the IT items of Project Server 2007.

Course Outline
Module 1: Project Server 2007 Introduction and Installation

Lessons

• Current Workshop Introduction

• Introduction of the Microsoft Office Project 2007 Enterprise
Project Management (EPM) Solution

• Project Server 2007 Setup

• Homework and 1-Hour Instructor Q&A


Lab 1: Plan Architecture

• Practice planning an organization’s architecture using
the Architecture Plan document


Lab 2: Installation (Single Server)

• Practice installing a single-server instance of Project Server 2007

• Understand the areas in a Windows SharePoint
Services Farm you will use for installation

• Practice using the published Microsoft documentation for an installation


Lab 3: Microsoft SQL Reporting Services Web Parts

• Practice installing the SQL Reporting Services (SQL 2005)
Web parts for Project Server 2007

• Practice hooking up SQL Reporting Services 2005 to the
SQL Reporting Services Web parts so you can build
SQL Reporting Services reports


Lab 4: OLAP

• Practice installing the components needed for the OLAP
cube to work with Project Server 2007 using
Analysis Services 2005 and build the OLAP cube


After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Understand the objectives, workshop outline, format,
and audience for the Project Server 2007 IT architect class.

• Meet instructors and fellow students and describe expectations.

• Understand the Project Server 2007 EPM solution for
the IT architect and others in the organization.

• Describe Project Server 2007 architecture at a high level.

• Understand the IT architect role and how it works with different
roles using Project Server 2007, including the business architect.

• Demo the key elements of Project Server 2007 for the IT architect.

• Introduce the use case scenario approach.

• Review various Project Server 2007 organizational scenarios.

• Understand pre-installation tasks and considerations.

• Describe setup and provisioning process and steps.

• Describe post set up and provisioning process and steps.

• Describe post set up and provisioning checks and
initial system configuration.

• Understand multiple server installation issues and steps.

• Practice a single-server Project Server 2007 installation.


Module 2: Data Migration and Application Security

Lessons

• Debrief from Day One

• Migration

• Application Security

• Homework and 1-Hour Instructor Q&A


Lab 5: Data Migration Exercise

• Practice migrating an existing Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
workspace to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

• Practice performing a data migration of
Project Server 2003 to Project Server 2007


Lab 6: Forms Authentication Exercise

• Practice setting up forms authentication by
setting up five forms-authenticated users


After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Understand the various migration paths for Project Server 2007
to help an organization decide on how it would like to migrate its data.

• Understand what is involved with migrating from Project Server 2003.

• Understand the security architecture.

• Understand user authentication methods for Project Server 2007.

• Understand Project Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services
security synchronization.

• Describe security model components.

• Understand how groups (roles), users, views, categories, and other
security components play in security model of Project Server 2007.

• Validate an organization’s security model requirements.

• Practice setting up forms authentication.


Module 3: Project Server 2007 Architecture

Lessons

• Debrief from Day Two

• End-User Deployment

• Windows SharePoint Services Farm Topology and Administration

• Project Server 2007 Architecture

• Homework and 1-Hour Instructor Q&A


Lab 7: Project Professional Exercise

• Review the customization options for Microsoft Office Project Professional


Lab 8: Windows SharePoint Services-Central Administration (CA) Exercise

• Explore CA

• Create a new Project Web access site


Lab 9: Configuration and Architecture Exercise

• Practice creating an initial Project Server 2007 configuration

• Describe elements of Project Server 2007 architecture


After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Understand end-user client options.

• Describe prerequisites for client deployment.

• Determine how to deploy clients.

• Understand how Windows SharePoint Services
and Project Server 2007 integrate.

• Review new Windows SharePoint Services capabilities.

• Describe Windows SharePoint Services administrator capabilities.

• Describe in-hosting versus out-hosting.

• Practice using CA.

• Understand the components of the Project Server 2007 architecture.

• Review architecture components for scalability.

• Understand the purpose of the PSI.

• Describe the Queuing and Eventing services.

• Understand the purpose of each of the Project Server 2007 databases.

• Describe why Project Professional is more efficient in Project Server 2007.


Module 4: Project Server 2007 Support

Lessons

• Debrief from Day Three

• Troubleshoot the System

• Administration, Tools, Operations, and Maintenance

• Homework and 1-Hour Instructor Q&A


Lab 10: Troubleshooting

• Practice reviewing various troubleshooting areas in Project Server 2007


Lab 11: Operations and Maintenance

• Practice reviewing various areas for maintenance
and administration in Project Server 2007


After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Review Microsoft Office 2007 EPM solution troubleshooting concepts.

• Identify tools available for troubleshooting.

• Understand troubleshooting areas, issues, and methods.

• Understand issues to be considered for continued successful
operation of Project Server 2007.

• Archive.

• Understand disaster recovery.

• Backup and restore.

• Understand requirements for operations and maintenance.

• Review considerations for performance monitoring.


Module 5: Scalability, Availability, and Customization

Lessons

• Debrief from Day Four

• Scalability and Availability

• Data and Extensibility

• Wrap Up

• Homework


Lab 12: Web Parts and Templates

• Practice adding a custom Web part to a Project Web access page

• Practice creating a project workspace template


After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Develop a common definition for scalability and availability
and an understanding of how performance relates to both.

• Understand the differences between Project Server 2003
and Project Server 2007 in respect to scalability and availability.

• Examine hardware bottleneck differences and any changes
to recommended growth approaches.

• Review the various development technologies and focus areas for
custom development and extensibility on the Project Server 2007 platform.

• Understand in more detail the reporting database and
integration with SQL Reporting Services.

• Review the information available in the software development kit (SDK).


Note: This is not a developer’s session. The purpose is to understand the
customization areas in a bit more detail, and the pros and cons of using them.