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Archive for July, 2012

Cumulative Update 7 (CU7) for UMT Project Essentials 2010

Written by Alexandra Schiopu on July 11th, 2012 at 10:35 pm

Here’s the list of fixes and improvements included:

  • Reporting Infrastructure
    • Recurrent exceptions are correctly taken into consideration
    • Projects without a defined financial timeline or Cost Tree Template will no longer be processed by the reporting job
    • Corrected issues with Custom Field values not being copied over to the reporting database
    • Corrected issues with orphaned projects causing issues with the reporting job update
  • General performance improvements
    • Improvements on reading projects from Project Server
    • Significant performance improvements on the Project Server resource update handlers
  • Workflow
    • Reliability improvements on the Persistence and Events delivery infrastructure
    • Reliability improvements on the Optimizer Commit transition
    • Addressed web.config clean up issues on uninstalling UMT Project Essentials
    • Reliability improvements on workflow publish
    • Added the ability to deactivate approval notifications at the stage level
    • Added new event – OnBeforeApproval. Approvers are exposed as event arguments and can be overwritten
  • Data Import
    • General UI improvements on displaying progress and mappings
    • Added the ability to import date custom field values
  • Integration with Project Server
    • Added the ability to automatically synchronize schedule information on project publish
  • Other improvements
    • Fixed check-in/check-out issues on using the Benefit PDPs that could lead to a “Project out of date” error message
    • Addressed issues on accessing the UMT Project Essentials instance via SharePoint Central Administration when Site Collections are locked
    • Changed behavior to only overwrite opened Forecast periods when copying Budget
    • Changed behavior to ignore changes to data granularity once a projects enters an execution stage
    • Addressed issues with installing UMT Project Essentials on SQL Server 2005
    • Addressed locale issues with mapped Custom Field

Visit the version history page for version details.

Customers and Partners can download CU7 via the online portals on www.umtprojectessentials.com.