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Error: "The database is not setup to use the authentication mode selected: NATIVE:LDAP" When Attempting To Import An XML File (Doc ID 1479036.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version to [Release 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to import a Microsoft Project (XML type) file via the P6 Professional Project Management client, the following error occurs.

com.primavera.common.exceptions.InvalidAuthenticationModeException: Invalid database instance. The database is not setup to use the authentication mode selected: NATIVE:LDAP
   at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacadeBase.login(
   at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacade.login(
   at com.primavera.integration.client.LocalSession.login(
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at com.primavera.integration.client.Session.a(
   at com.primavera.integration.client.Session.login(
   at Source)
   at Source)

This symptom can also occur when attempting to use Claim Digger, Update Baseline, Schedule Comparison and Export XML. 


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