Deploying PM Central 1.8 or Newer to a New Web Application

Deploying PM Central 1.8 or Newer to a New Web Application

You can deploy PM Central on a new Web application without having to reinstall the product. For information on creating a new Web application, read the following Microsoft articles:

To deploy PM Central R1.8 or newer on a new Web application follow these steps:

Step Action
1. sa12-2010-newwebapp1.jpgAfter you have created your new Web application, navigate to Central Administration > System Settings > Manage Farm Solutions.
2. sa12-2010-newwebapp4.jpgsa12-2010-newwebapp2.jpgThe list of solutions deployed on your SharePoint farm is shown. Find the solution called bamboo.projectcentral.wsp, select it, and click Deploy Solution on the page that appears.
3. sa12-2010-newwebapp3.jpgIn the Deploy To? section, select the new Web application from the drop-down menu and click OK.

Repeat steps 2-3 for each solution listed below.

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After you deploy all of the solutions, reset Internet Information Services (IIS). To reset IIS using IIS Manager:

  1. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > IIS Manager.
  2. In the Connections pane on the left, expand and select the node for the server you want to restart.
  3. In the Actions pane on the right, select Restart.

To reset IIS using the command-line utility (must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer):

  1. Go to Start and click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type cmd and click OK.
  3. At the command prompt, type

    iisreset /noforce computername 

    and press Enter.


sa12-2010-newwebapp5.jpgsa12-2010-newwebapp6.jpg12462-6.jpgActivate the PM Central Web application features.
Navigate to Central Administration > Application Management > Web Applications > Manage Web Applications.

Select the new Web application and then from the Web Applications ribbon, select Manage Features

In the Web Application Features list, activate the following features for PM Central:

  • Bamboo Update Summary Project List
  • Bamboo Update Task, Issue, Project Health Lists
  • Bamboo Update Dashboard List Timer Job
  • Bamboo Reporting Services
  • Bamboo Alert Plus Timer Job

NOTE: The Bamboo Alert Plus Timer job is an optional install and may not be used on your farm. It is needed only if you want to use the alerting features of PM Central.

7. Create a new site collection for your PM Central portfolio. See Create a new Site Collection and PM Central portfolio for more information.