Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

Missing Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

In this article, we will solve “Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

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Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016


Configure Project Site Provisioning Settings in Project Server 2013

In Project Server 2013, I can configure the Site Creation Settings from Central Administration by doing as the following:

Steps

  • Open Central Administration > General Settings > Manage PWA.
Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016
  • Below Operational Policies > Click on Project Site Provisioning Settings.
Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016
  • Here I can find the Site Creation Setting.
Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

Configure Project Site Provisioning Settings in Project Server 2016

  • In Project Server 2016, I followed the same steps as shown below:
Missing Site creation settings in Project Server 2016

But, I Can’t find the Site Creation Settings in SharePoint Central Administration for Project Server 2016 as shown below:

Missing Site creation settings in Project Server 2016
Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

Cause: Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

In Project Server 2016, the Site Creation Settings has been moved from Central Administration to the PWA Settings of the PWA instance.

Configure Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

Configure Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

To configure Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016, you should do the following:

Steps

  • Open the PWA Site > Click on the Setting  > PWA Settings.
  • Below Operational Policies > Click on Connected SharePoint Sites.
  • From the above ribbon, Click on Settings to get the Site Creation Settings.
Configure Site Creation Setting in Project Server 2016

Optionally, you can go directly to the Connected SharePoint Sites by navigating to this URL

http://PWASiteURL/_layouts/15/pwa/Admin/ManageWSS.aspx

Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

You have three options in Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016 as the following:

  1. Automatically create a site on first publishing.
  2. Allow users to choose.
  3. Don’t create a site.
Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016

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Automatically create a site on first publish

This option allows you to automatically create a project site once a new enterprise project is created and published.

There-is-no-site-configured-for-this-Project-PWA

Allow Users to choose

When you create a new enterprise project, you will be asked to create a project site for this project or not.

Don’t create a site

This option will not create a project site when you create and publish a new project in project center. when you check the connected project site for this project, you will get this message:

There is no site configured for this project 2016

There is no site configured for this Project 2013

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Conclusion

In conclusion, we have solved Missing Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016 as well as we have learned how to configure Project Site Creation Settings in Project Server 2016.

Applies To
  • Project Server 2016.
  • Project Server 2019.
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