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Query to find historical Timesheet Approver in Project Server 2010 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi Folks,

    I need the query to find original timesheet approvers for each timesheet. The current Timesheet Manager may have been changed so I don't want to rely on the field: MSP_EpmResource_UserView.ResourceTimesheetManagerUID.

    Seems like I should be able to get this out of a MSP_Timesheet table....

    MSP_Timesheet.LastStatusChangeResourceNameUID appears to be null

    Carl

    Thursday, June 7, 2012 8:08 PM

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  • The Reporting db holds copies of all Timesheet data, so I would read from there.

    Good luck!


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    Rod Gill Project Management

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012 1:54 AM
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  • Hi Rod,

    Yes, the timesheet tables in the Reporting db is where I am looking (see my notes), but I can't find this basic information. I hope it exists.

    Carl

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012 4:37 AM
  • Carl,

    Take a look at ApproverResourceNameUID in the MSP_TimesheetLine table in the RDB.

    Treb Gatte

    Monday, June 18, 2012 8:25 AM
    Moderator
  • Hi Treb,

    Thats the timesheet line task status manager.

    Carl

    Thursday, June 21, 2012 5:51 PM
  • Hey Carl,

    Then either the SDK is wrong or you found a bug or both. :-)

    The SDK lists this field as "Resource GUID of the timesheet approver" which is typically not the same as the Task Status Manager.

    What about LastStatusChangeResourceNameUID in the MSP_Timesheet where the TimesheetStatusID indicates approved? Otherwise, I'm out of ideas.

    Treb Gatte

    Thursday, June 21, 2012 6:04 PM
    Moderator
  • Hi Treb,

    In my system, which has April patches, TimeSheet.LastStatusChangeResourceNameUID is null. My guess is that it only gets valued when someone "adjusts actuals" - that is just a guess; I haven't tested.

    Its easy to use MSP_EpmResource_UserView.ResourceTimesheetManagerUID but that underminds the whole rational of the timesheet tables.

    Carl


    Wednesday, June 27, 2012 9:46 PM