TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuring

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Exam 70-177:
TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuring
Published: Language(s): Audience(s): Technology: Type: June 17, 2010 English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil) (Simplified) IT Professionals Microsoft Project 2010 Proctored Exam

About this Exam This exam validates the skills needed to configure Microsoft Project Server 2010. Audience Profile

Candidates for this exam are experienced in implementing and supporting the Microsoft Project Server 2010 solution and also have experience with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and SQL Serv 2008 technology. Candidates for this exam are responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a Project Server 2010 implementation. Candidates for this exam typically work as an Enterprise Project Management (EPM) consultant, a project server administrator, an IT professional, or a developer.
Credit Toward Certification When you pass Exam 70-177: TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuring, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s): Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuration Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.

Skills Being Measured This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. Installing Project Server 2010 (23 percent) • Configure prerequisites. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: domain accounts, SQL Server accounts, preparing servers for Project Server 2010 roles, features, ports, and protocols, configuring SQL for OLAP cubes, configuring SQL roles for Project Server farm administration, configuring analysis services account to read Project Server, configuring SharePoint services (in support of Project Server prerequisites) • Install software required for Project Server 2010 and related technologies. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: PSCONFIG, Project Professional 2010 profiles/accounts, installing a new Project Web Access (PWA) instance, configuring Secure Store, configuring Microsoft Office Exchange integration, configuring Project Server 2010 services, configuring Excel Services • Manage a Project Server 2010 upgrade. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: migrating data from Project Server 2003 or Project Server 2007 to Project Server 2010, upgrading from Project Server 2003 or Project Server 2007 to Project Server 2010, upgrading from Portfolio Server 2007 to Project Server 2010, configuring backward compatibility with Project 2007 clients

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◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: custom fields/lookup tables. deploying a new workflow Administering Project Server 2010 (27 percent) • Configure for data governance. adding custom fields to OLAP cubes.TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010. deploying a new workflow. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: changing the default workspace template.com/learning/en/us/Exam. and enforcing the use of templates for the enterprise • Configure for Business Intelligence (BI). site backup and restore. and Default Assignment owner role. views. backup and restore of enterprise objects. groups • Manage workflows. creating a project web site for an existing project. Health Analyzer. configuring Status Manager. retention. work types. configuring resource breakdown structure • Manage users and permissions. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: event. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: lookup tables. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: SharePoint links. Timesheet Manager. creating Excel services reports for OLAP. restarting workflows. Classroom Training http://www. creating. farm backup and restore. and usage logs. Configuring Page 2 of 3 Managing Resources and Security (25 percent) • Configure for time management. updating OLAP cubes on demand. financial periods. adding a new user to the system and assigning the correct role. setting report permissions. administrative time. configuring views. single entry mode. associating a secure store services ID with reporting • Configure metadata and views. configuring options and access for a new project. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in th "Skills Measured" tab. project workspace permissions settings. macros. teams. adding groups Configuring Project Server 2010 (25 percent) • Configure enterprise project types and templates. cancelling jobs. department. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: time reporting mode. filters. active cache management. re-linking a workspace URL. moving projects in a workflow. configuring stages. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: Active Directory synchronization. Unified Logging Service (ULS). tables. configuring timesheets • Configure enterprise resources and organizational structure. configuring the queue. forced check-in of enterprise objects. implementing. configuring and maintaining the site provisioning process • Monitor Project Server health.microsoft. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: BI permissions settings. Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product a that you use the following training resources. configuring phases. availability. creating an enterprise project type. modifying uses of the grid and other Web Parts. changing history or queue settings. configuring OLAP cubes for departments. checking the ULS log location. custom fields including formulas and indicators. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: standard duration. scheduling backups • Administer SharePoint for Project Server 2010 implementation. checking the queue for errors. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: archiving. using the Developer Dashboard to assist in farm administration Preparation Tools and Resources To help you prepare for this exam. configuring business drivers • Modify the Enterprise Global Template. calendars. creating a new workspace. deleting enterprise objects • Back up and restore Project Server 2010. protected actions. reassigning a workflow. costs. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: visible project pages. creating analysis cubes for use in BI tasks. ◦ This objective may include but is not limited to: configuring a Project Detail Page (PDP).aspx?ID=70-177&Locale=en-us 1432/05/21 . type. configuring delegation. configuring task status updates.

Configuring Page 3 of 3 • LP177A: Learning Plan for Configuring Microsoft Project Server 2010 (Exam 70-177) (1 Forms) Microsoft E-Learning There is no Microsoft E-Learning training currently available.TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010. connect with peers: • Visit the training and certification forum For questions about a specific certification. and upcoming Live Meetings on popular topics. Have Questions? For advice about training and certification.aspx?ID=70-177&Locale=en-us 1432/05/21 . Practice Tests There are no practice tests currently available. chat with a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP): • Visit our MCP newsgroups To find out about recommended blogs.com/learning/en/us/Exam. Microsoft Press Books There are no Microsoft Press books currently available.microsoft. visit our community site • Visit the Microsoft Learning community Site Map | Manage Your Profile | Contact Us | Terms of Use | http://www. Web sites.

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