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Error: System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException

Dec 9, 2009 at 12:26 AM

I received this error message. 


I ran this command "  BulkProjectDelete -url http://xxxxx/pwa/ -inputfile projects.txt -deletewsssites


Found: DPW_Projects_FAMIS_2324

Found: DPW_Projects_FAMIS_2428

Found: DPW_Projects_FAMIS_2429

All projects listed in input file were found.

140 projects will be deleted from draft and published dbs

(out of 146 projects on the server.)

WARNING! About to delete projects. This action is not reversible!

Enter Y if you want to continue: Y

Beginning to delete projects...



System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: ProjectServerError(s) LastError=CIC

OCheckedOutToOtherUser Instructions: Pass this into PSClientError constructor to

access all error information

at Microsoft.Office.Project.Server.WebService.Project.QueueDeleteProjects(Gui

d jobUid, Boolean deleteWSS, Guid[] projectUids, Boolean deleteBoth)





Dec 9, 2009 at 2:58 AM


The key part of that error message is "CICOCheckedOutToOtherUser." The code is trying to delete a project that is checked outr, and that is blocked. You can force check in the project(s) in PWA -> Server Settings.


Let me know if you need more details...

James Fraser