Filtering by Project in the Staffing portlet throws a 500 Error

Document ID : KB000111546
Last Modified Date : 20/08/2018
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Issue:
When trying to filter by "Project" in the PM Alerts' Staffing portlet, an Error 500 is thrown.

Steps to Reproduce
  1. Make sure PMO add-in is installed.
  2. From the Overview tab, go to the PM Alerts tab.
  3. On the Staffing portlet, click on Options > Configure.
  4. Click on Chart Filter Section > Layout.
  5. Add the "Project" attribute to any Selected column and Save and Return.
  6. Filter by "Project"
Expected Results: Results appear filtered by the portlet
Actual Results: An "Error 500 - Internal Server Error. The server could not retrieve the document due to server-configuration or other technical problems. Contact your site administrator." is received. Logout is necessary to be able to use the portlet again.
Environment:
This has been reported for CA PPM 15.3 and reproduced in 15.4.x.
Cause:
This issue has been reported to Engineering as DE43460.
Resolution:
This issue is currently under review by Engineering.