Add-in: Microsoft SharePoint Connector

You can integrate cappm with Microsoft SharePoint. The cappm Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (Microsoft SharePoint Connector) is available as a cappm add-in. 
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You can integrate
CA PPM
 with Microsoft SharePoint. The
CA PPM
 Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (Microsoft SharePoint Connector) is available as a 
CA PPM
 add-in. 
: The End-of-Life (EOL) milestone for the Microsoft SharePoint Connector Add-in for CA PPM and CA PPM SaaS was announced May 22, 2018. The documentation you are reading now will remain available (you can also switch to another release if available). However, this feature will no longer appear in the 15.4 or higher documentation to make room for new features and enhancements. The SharePoint Add-in will no longer be enhanced or maintained as of May 22, 2018. This feature will no longer qualify for any support beyond May 31, 2019. After May 31, 2019, in accordance with our End-of-Life Support Policy, CA Technologies will continue to provide self-service support until the expiration of your current contractual support period.
 
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CA PPM SharePoint Connector Benefits
  • Share 
    CA PPM
     project data and use Microsoft SharePoint as a front end for easy access.
  • View real-time project information from 
    CA PPM
     in Microsoft SharePoint with drill-down capabilities to view more detailed information.
  • View 
    CA PPM
     project information in Microsoft SharePoint and collaborate without being a 
    CA PPM
     user.
  • Publish 
    CA PPM
     project information as Microsoft SharePoint project home pages.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Components
The Microsoft SharePoint Connector includes the following components:
  • CA Clarity PPM Project Site
    : Customized Microsoft SharePoint site templates for 
    CA PPM
    .
  • CA PPM
     List Web Parts
    : Configure 
    CA PPM
     List Web Parts to display lists of subobjects for 
    CA PPM
     projects or the results of Studio queries. Web Parts can also display custom object instance when the related custom object is created based on the Investment as Master Object, like the team, task, or baseline.
  • CA PPM
     Chart Web Parts
    : Configure 
    CA PPM
     Chart Web Parts to display charts that are based on 
    CA PPM
     project sub-objects or Studio queries.
CA PPM
 Web Parts
is the collective term for customized web parts that are included with the add-in. The project data that you display in web parts is read-only, and cannot be edited. However, you can change project information in 
CA PPM
 and use the web parts synchronization features to update the information in Microsoft SharePoint.
: SharePoint Web Parts other than the 
CA PPM
 List Web Part and the 
CA PPM
 Chart Web Part are referred to as non-
CA PPM
 Web Parts.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Release Notes
Use the following Microsoft SharePoint Connector Release Notes to help your organization plan to use this add-in.
New Features in Connector 3.0
  • The user interface has a better look-and-feel.
  • This release supports the 
    CA PPM
    -supported languages.
  • This release provides the following two minor usability and user interface behavior improvements:
    • When you select Create View in the Gantt and view the list web part, the Gantt view appears.
    • Synchronize with Clarity
       is changed to 
      Sync with CA PPM
       and no longer appears in the same toolbar.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Installation Requirements
You can download this optional add-in from the CA Support Download Center. This add-in is not included on any product media.
  • Before you can install the connector, you must have a certified version of 
    CA PPM
    . See the CA PPM Release Notes for the supported SharePoint software and connector versions for your release of CA PPM.
  • SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 web parts are incompatible. Upgrades from prior versions of 
    CA PPM
     Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (such as v1.x and v2.x) to v3.0 are not supported.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Known Issues
MSSP-281
On the Site Collection Features page, the labels for 
CA PPM
 features appear in English on all non-English versions of the operating system.
For more information about known issues, see the CA Support Knowledge Base.