Error "PMSDK_E_BAD_LOGON: Username/password or License Invalid" When Logging into Primavera SDK (Doc ID 1320826.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following will be displayed in our Excel utilities (e.g. Dictionary6x.xls, Activity6x.xls etc):

Errors have occurred during Login. See ErrorRpt Worksheet for details.
Row 0: ct was open.

The following will displayed in the PMSDK.LOG located in C:\temp by default:

110510:09:51:35.375 - VDB.Connect: "user" using params=da=PMDB;Driver=PMSDK;engine=PM;lf=C:\temp\PMSDK.LOG;lo=verbose;pg=1;pp=pubuser;pu=pubuser;
110510:09:51:36.265 - ERROR => * * * ERROR : INVALID DATABASE * * *

You are probably using a database from an older version of this application. Please run upgrade script to upgrade your database.
VDB.Connect; hResult=0x80040011 (PMSDK_E_BAD_LOGON: username/password or license invalid); EOleSysError=SDK failed to logon to driver
110510:09:51:36.281 - VDB.Disconnect

Cause

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