Set up another Project Online site

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You may decide that you want to set up an additional Project Online site, to manage projects in a separate environment from your first Project Online site. You can do this by creating another site collection with Project Web App.

Note    You can have up to three separate Project Online sites with your license. If you need to free up a Project Online site to make room for a new one, you can delete a Project Online site.

To set up another Project Online site:

  1. Log on to the Microsoft Office 365 portal site.

    Tip    If you’re not sure of your User ID, refer to the ‘Get Started with Microsoft Office 365’ email message that includes your User ID and other information about your account.

  2. On the top right portion of the page, in the blue bar, click Admin > SharePoint. This takes you to the Site Collections list in the SharePoint admin center.

    Admin > SharePoint

  3. Click New > Private Site Collection with Project Web App.

    New > Private Site Collection with Project Web App

  4. Type a name for the new site collection in the Title box.

    Private Site Collection with Project Web App

  5. Select the web site where you want to create the site collection in the Public Website Address list, and then type the part of the URL that points directly to the site collection in the box that follows.

    For example, select from the Public Website Address list, and then type pwa in the box next to the address. The address for the site collection will be

  6. Fill out the rest of the boxes, including the following:

    • Administrator    Enter the name of the administrator for the site collection.

    • Storage Quota    Enter the maximum amount of memory you want to dedicate to storage for Project Online. The recommendation is at least 200 MB. This figure affects performance.

    • Server Resource Quota Enter the maximum number of server resources you want to use in Project Online. The recommendation is at least 300 server resources. This figure affects performance.

  7. Click OK to create the site collection, with Project Online enabled.

Note    After setting up the site, wait 15 minutes before using it, so that Project Online can finish installing.

Applies To: Office 365 End User, Office 365 Admin, Office 365 Small Business Admin, Project Web App for Project Online

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