• Launch Project Professional
  • Navigate –> Tools –> Enterprise Options –> Microsoft Office Project Server Accounts (see below).

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  • In the Account Properties dialog box, we need to specify the following:
    • Account Name – Name for references purposes, can be anything you find descriptive.
    • Project Server URL – This will be provided to you by your Project Server administrator. 
    • Select the Use Windows user account radio button.
    • Optionally select the Set as default account checkbox.
    • Click OK when finished.

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  • Lastly, consider the following settings:
    • highlight the connection most frequently used in the available accounts section, and click the Set as Default button
  • When starting setting
    • If you will always be using Project Professional connected to the Enterprise, select the Automatically detect connection state radio button.
    • If you anticipate the need to work in a disconnected state occasionally, select the Manually control connection state radio button.
  • Click OK when finished.
  • Exit Project Professional.

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  • Launch Project Professional.
  • If you selected the Manually control connection state setting previously, you will be prompted with the login dialog box below. 
    • Select which server you would like to connect to, or Work Offline, then click the OK button.