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    Not my links originally (thanks to the original author) but I thught they would be useful for any project planners here.
    1. Project Server 2003: Restore Single Project Utility

    You can use the Restore Single Project utility to restore a single project to an earlier state.

    2. Project Server 2003: SmokeTest Utility

    The SmokeTest utility performs a series of tests to verify the basic functionality of a Microsoft Office® Project Server 2003 installation.

    3. Project Server 2003: Project Server Data Population Tool

    You can use the Project Server Data Population tool to load large amounts of custom outline codes, resources, projects and tasks, assignments, and tracking data into the Project Server database.

    4. Project Server 2003: Windows SharePoint Services Site Migration Utility

    The Windows SharePoint Services Site Migration Utility allows you to back up a selection of subsites or restore these subsites from a previous backup.

    5. Project Server 2003: Project Server Health Monitor Utility

    The Project Server Health Monitor utility enables you to detect Project Server components that are not responding or that are responding slowly

    6. Project Server 2003: View Effective Rights Tool

    The View Effective Rights tool enables Project Server 2003 administrators to more easily troubleshoot problems related to security settings and access control.

    7. Project Server 2003: View Backup and Restore Utility

    The View Backup and Restore utility is a command-line tool that enables you to back up and restore the views that you create in Project Web Access.

    8. Project Server 2003 In-Box Documentation

    Documentation about various Project data formats and setup scenarios that can be used out-of-the-box.

    9. Project Server 2003 SetTracing Utility

    Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 uses the Project Server Tracing Service to log application errors to the Event Viewer. The Project Server SetTracing Utility also allows you to redirect the tracing output to a log file, or to the Event Viewer and a log file.

    10. Project Server 2003 PSMIGRAT Utility

    Use PSMigrat.exe to migrate from SharePoint Team Services to Windows SharePoint Services during a migration from Microsoft Project Server 2002 to Microsoft Office Project Server 2003.

    11. Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 PSCOMPlus Tool

    Use PSCOMPlus to specify the user accounts required by Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services.

    12. Microsoft Office Project Server 2003: WinHTTP Proxy Configuration Tool

    Proxycfg is required to configure proxy settings for Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 deployments.

    13. Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 ConnInfo Utility

    The ConnInfo tool ensures that Project Server administrators maintain user roles and registry settings when moving Project Server data to a new database server.

    14. Project Server 2003: Project Data Service (PDS) Usage and Methods Reference

    The Project Data Service (PDS) reference for Microsoft® Office Project Server 2003 includes documentation of the XML-based API, test tools, and code templates to help develop applications and components that access Project Server 2003 portfolio data.

    15. Project 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK)

    The Microsoft® Office Project 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK) contains documentation, tools, and samples called Solution Starters to help customize Project 2003, and to extend Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 and integrate with other applications.

    16. Edit Site utility

    You can use the Edit Site utility to create a Project Server hosted deployment and to edit the properties for existing hosted sites. A hosted deployment is a large installation of Project Server 2003 that hosts Project Server site collections for departments or divisions within the organization. The host can also be an application service provider that hosts Project Server site collections for other companies, similar to the way that an Internet service provider hosts websites.
    Are there any project planners here?

    Tom Jones
    MCT, MCSE (2000:Security & 2003), MCSA:Security & Messaging, MCDBA, MCDST, MCITP(EA, EMA, SA, EDA, ES, CS), MCTS, MCP, Sec+
    IT Trainer / Consultant
    Ossian Ltd

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