As an Admin managing multiple projects or a project member that has access to multiple projects in ManagementStudio, it might be useful to have a shortcut on the desktops which launches logs you into the specified project. This guide shows how to configure the shortcut to gain access to 2 separate projects, a MigrationStudio & a Project Massive Migration project.


Step 1 – Identify the Project Ids of the required projects

  • Login to ManagementStudio.
  • Click on the Switch project icon (1) and select the required project (2).

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  • Click on Administration->Project Settings (1).
  • Click Project Settings tab.
  • Make a note of the Project Id number (2).
  • Make a note of the ManagementStudio Url (3).
  • Repeat these steps for the other required project.

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Step 2 – Configure Desktop Shortcut

  • Switch to the ManagementStudio shortcut on the desktop.
  • Right click on the shortcut and select Properties.
  • In the Target field, add in “-ServerUrl Http:// -ProjectId 3
  • The entry should look like this:

%LocalAppData%\ManagementStudio\ManagementStudio.exe -ServerUrl Http:// -ProjectId 3

%LocalAppData%\ManagementStudio\ManagementStudio.exe -ServerUrl Http:// -ProjectId 2



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  • Click Apply and OK.
  • Clicking on the icon will launch ManagementStudio and log into the corresponding project.

Further Support

If you require further support, please visit ManagementStudio's Service Desk to search the knowledge base or create a new support ticket.