Are there any problems to have PWA site as a top level web-site? RRS feed

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  • Hello,

    I watched the videos provided by Microsoft Technet on installing Project Server on a farm environment. At the end of the video, a top level site "/" is created on newly created Web Application as http://servername:80.

    However, I want to create my PWA site as a top-level site as http://MyProjects.mycompany.com. Should I skip the above process to create a top level site as suggested on the video and head straight to creating my PWA site as "/" instead?

    Should I anticipate any problems in the future for creating my PWA site as a top level site?

    If so why should I create a top level site on the Web Application before creating a PWA site?

    Thank you!

    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 9:01 PM


  •  I would not recommend Host header option if you plan to create on Top level site:

    When i created PWA using host header on the root site, experienced issue while creating project workspaces. http://MyProjects.mycompany.com

    In Project professional, it will ask you the location to create project workspace while publishing the project. You will not be able to locate http://myprojects.mycompany.com in the provisining option.

    I would recommend "/" method here: (Do not create top level site)

    Steps: Delete the "root" managed path. SSP-->PWA sites --> Create PWA --> Select the web appplication, Provide just "/" in the PWA URL.


    Cheers. Happy troubleshooting !!! Sriram E - MSFT Enterprise Project Management
    • Marked as answer by rj squirrel Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:06 PM
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:15 PM