Since yesterday the ProjToolV2 is available. It works with CSOM and you can do various bulk actions like deleting objects, creating projects and creating resources. Personally, I’ll use it to get demo data in a very quick and uncomplicated way. Brain Smith described already in his blog, how to set it up. Here you will get an overview about the different functions of the tool.
First, you need to enter your credentials to login to Project Server or Project Online. If you want to use a specific user name other than your current one, choose ‘Forms’.
It is possible to delete different enterprise objects like projects, resources, calendars, custom fields and lookup tables:
The bulk generation of projects is pretty fast. Select how many projects and tasks you want to create and define a prefix:
Generate a number of custom fields from a certain type. It is also possible to select an entity type like project, task, or resource and assign the enterprise custom field to an existing lookup table:
You can update project information, tasks, resources and assigments of existing projects:
Resist the desire to click over and over again, if the tool doesn’t show results promtly. Instead be patient and let it do the work. Please also consider that this is not a bullet-proofed software designed for a heavy usage in productive environments…by