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 8.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.2.1 to 15.2.2.1 [Release 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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

ERROR
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com.primavera.common.exceptions.InvalidAuthenticationModeException: Invalid database instance. The database is not setup to use the authentication mode selected: NATIVE:LDAP
   at com.primavera.bo.common.b.a(LoginHelper.java:116)
   at com.primavera.bo.remotable.SessionLifetime.login(SessionLifetime.java:57)
   at com.primavera.bo.remotable.qproxy.SessionLifetime.login(SessionLifetime.java:76)
   at com.primavera.bo.DBSessionLifetime.login(DBSessionLifetime.java:28)
   at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacadeBase.login(ServerFacadeBase.java:434)
   at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacade.login(ServerFacade.java:11)
   at com.primavera.integration.client.LocalSession.login(LocalSession.java:90)
   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(Session.java:355)
   at com.primavera.integration.client.Session.login(Session.java:343)
   at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.int(Unknown Source)
   at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(Unknown Source)

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

Cause

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