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.

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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:

What_s new in Primavera P6 Professional version 17.7-1

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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 Error: Login failed for user ‘pubuser’.

Below are some Reason and Solution:

CAUSE 1:
Incorrect hostname, instance or database name
Bad public user Name or password. SQL Server Error: [DBNETLIB [ConnectionOpen(Connect()).]SQL Server does not exist or access denied.;

The default configuration entries for a standalone installation are localhost\primavera for the server host name and PMDB$primavera for the database name.

FIX 1:
Click back to the Database Configuration and correct the database name or hostname or instance.

Primavera P6 Professional Unable to connect to the database error-1

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What is Primavera P6 Professional latest version?

Primavera P6 Version History

Version Release Date Detail Information
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

P6 Professional 16 R1 Documentation

15.2 30-Sep-2015 What’s new in version 15.2

P6 Professional 15 R2 Documentation

15.1 31-Mar-2015 What’s new in version 15.1

P6 Professional 15 R1 Documentation