As a planner, we usually need a second monitor to be more productive. If you have an iPad, you can easily make it a second monitor. Here are the steps: On our iPad, go to App Store and search for "Duet Display". Buy this app (around 20 USD) and install it on our iPad. On... Continue Reading →
How to Install 2 Primavera P6 versions on the same computer
With Primavera P6 version 18, we can easily install the new version 18 and keep the old version (for example version 16) on the same computer. After download version 18 installation source, click on Setup: We will uncheck the option "Replace existing version": Click Install as usual: After finish installation, on the Start menu we... Continue Reading →
Primavera P6 Error: “SQLite Database Failed to Upgrade” When upgrade SQLite database from version 16.1 to 16.2
Problem: When P6 Professional version 16.2 connect to database SQLite version 16.1, the following notification is shown: When we accept to upgrade a SQLite database from version 16.1 to 16.2, the following error occurs: "SQLite database failed to upgrade" How to fix this problem? Solution: Do not double click on icon to run P6. Instead... Continue Reading →
Oracle releases Primavera P6 version 18.8 – What’s New in this version
Oracle has just released Primavera P6 18.8 and here's a look at what's new in Primavera P6 Professional version 18.8: Performance Percent Complete Field Based On Labor Units. The Performance % Complete - Labor Units field shows the percentage of the activity or project planned work that is currently complete as measured by labor units.Calculated as Earned Value Labor Units divided... Continue Reading →
Primavera P6 error when import Microsoft Project XML / Run Update Baseline, Claim Digger
When we import Microsoft Project XML file to Primavera P6 / Run Update Baseline / Claim Digger, an error could appear with Event code: CNFFC- Message: Could not find file \bin\java.exe. Cause: These are scenarios which can cause above error: There is no java.exe file in the \Primavera Common\]ava\jvm\bin directory The JAVA_HOME variable is set to... Continue Reading →
Primavera P6 SQL Server database slow loading data, performance issue
When using Primavera P6 with Microsoft SQL Server database, we can have problem like this: Loading Data hangs at 98%. Performance issues in SQL Server. Opening projects is slow. PM.exe not responding after entering username and password. Project Management window disappears after loading data. Cannot login to PM, no error. Here is the solution to... Continue Reading →
Primavera P6 SQL database error : “The database has not been configured to run background jobs…”
While using P6, we may need to move SQL database to another computer. After backup and restore SQL database to another computer, every time we run P6, it might show this error : "The database has not been configured to run background jobs..." I will show you how to fix it. Step 1: Go to Start... Continue Reading →
Which Primavera P6 product do you prefer: EPPM or PPM
Just like me, I bet you guys may wonder what is the ratio between Primavera P6 EPPM user (Web based interface) and P6 PPM user (Window application interface) from all over the world. So let's vote. Hopefully Oracle will base on the result to improve the product which is more popular.
What’s new in Primavera P6 Professional version 17.7
Well, in fact there is not any feature update on P6 Professional version 17.7. They just improve performance on Cloud version. So we don't have to worry about it. New Features: How to Check Out a Cloud Project to a Local Database in P6 Professional: https://youtu.be/pklutuWlhys Client System Requirements for Installing version 17.7: Database Client Download... Continue Reading →
Primavera P6 Professional : “Unable to connect to the database” error
When connect SQL database in Primavera P6 Professional, we usually have problem like: Error Message: Bad public user Name or password. SQL Server Error: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen(Connect()).]SQL Server does not exist or access denied. Error message: Bad public user name or password. SQL Server Error: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Invalid Instance()).] Invalid connection.;" Error Message: Bad public user name or password. Database Server... Continue Reading →
What is Primavera P6 Professional latest version?
Primavera P6 Version History / Latest Version Version Release Date Detail Information 18.8 06-Aug-2018 What's new in version 18.8 P6 Professional Version 18 Documentation 17.7 21-Jul-2017 What's new in version 17.7 P6 Professional Version 17 Documentation 16.2 30-Sep-2016 What's new in version 16.2 P6 Professional 16 R2 Documentation 16.1 31-Mar-2016 What's new in version 16.1... Continue Reading →
How to check Primavera P6 license price
In order to check current Primavera P6 license price we can go to website : http://shop.oracle.com Click on menu Browse Products -> Software -> Applications -> Primavera Now we can see the Primavera P6 price Click on Primavera P6 Professional Project Management, we can see more detail on that product. 1 P6 Professional license cost... Continue Reading →
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