When exporting a project from PPM to MSP, some default settings are not exporting correctly based on what is set for New projects in MSP->File->Options. They appear to be instead exporting from the Microsoft Project out of the box settings.
Example: If you set 'Default task type' to 'Fixed Duration' in MSP Options, if you export a new project from MSP to PPM and create a new task, the task type will incorrectly be set as Fixed Units. Settings that do not export correctly (if changed from the out of the box settings) include:
2. In MSP->File->Options->Advanced:
Note: This doesn't occur for all settings, some that do retain the information set for new projects include:
Steps to Reproduce
4. In File->Options->Advanced make the following changes:
5. Click OK to set these changes for All New Projects
6. In PPM, In Administration->Project Management->Settings
Applies to the MSP Interface New Driver for all supported releases of PPM and Microsoft Project
This is caused by defect CLRT-80681.
This issue has been resolved as of CA PPM 14.4 Patch 3 and PPM 15.1 Patch 1.
Reference the CA Clarity PPM Integration Best Practices for Microsoft Project for required and recommended settings when integrating with MSP.
Release: 451-101-14.4-Clarity-Creator User License