[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

Allow non-domain users to use project server using Project professional

Posted on 2008-01-24
2
Medium Priority
?
599 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
Hello
I have completed configuring Project 2003, using enterprise features and domain accounts synchronized from active directory, I have couple of question actually:
- can i syncronize multiple OU from active directory (less important)
the main question is I have some users in work gorup, how can i configure project server to allow them to use project pro using windows accounts, if they are joined to the domain it works fine, but if a domain user tries to use different account or they r in work group they cannot.
can someone tell me how to configure it
0
Comment
Question by:Busbar
2 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:jbfraser
ID: 20768238
You really should split multiple questions into, well, multiple questions.

1) OU's don't matter for AD synchronization, Project Server only cares about Groups. Groups can contain users from multiple OU's.
2) Windows Authentication will really only work for users in Active Directory. You may be able to get it to work with accounts created on the local Server machine, but I don't recommend that.
You should instead use "Project Server Authenticated" and set the work group users up with accounts that way.

In case your next question is how to synchronize accounts for the work group users: you can't. They aren't in the Active Directory you are trying to synchronize with, so they can't be synchronized.


James Fraser
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
Busbar earned 0 total points
ID: 21140407
1) project server can only sync OUs I tested that
2)This didn't answer my question, I found it, to use windows authentication users has to be logged into the domain, or they will have to use project server account. bad thing, can someone refund the points please
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I've always wanted to allow a user to have a printer no matter where they login. The steps below will show you how to achieve just that. In this Article I'll show how to deploy printers automatically with group policy and then using security fil…
Online collaboration is quickly becoming embedded in the workplace, and its benefits are tangible. See what the current landscape looks like and what the future holds for collaboration tools and the future of work.
This video tutorial shows you the steps to go through to set up what I believe to be the best email app on the android platform to read Exchange mail.  Get the app on your phone: The first step is to make sure you have the Samsung Email app on your …
The video provides a quick and easy steps to migrate MBOX file to well known Outlook PST and Office 365. Besides this, it also supports and migrates more than 20 email clients of MBOX which include AppleMail, Opera, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey effortl…

591 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question