"Incorrect syntax near '-'" When Creating a New P6 Database (Doc ID 1635996.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.1 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run dbsetup.bat, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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RunTimeException: Error in Create the SQL Server tablespaces for P6 PPM : RuntimeException (Error in Run SQL Script sspm_init_db.sql : DatabaseToolException (Incorrect syntax near '-'.)) (Error in Create the SQL Server tablespaces for P6 PPM : RuntimeException (Error in Run SQL Script sspm_init_db.sql : DatabaseToolException (Incorrect syntax near '-'.)))

or

RunTimeException: Error in Create the SQL Server tablespaces for P6 PPM : RuntimeException (Error in Run SQL Script sspm_init_db.sql : DatabaseToolException (Incorrect syntax near '_'.)) (Error in Create the SQL Server tablespaces for P6 PPM : RuntimeException (Error in Run SQL Script sspm_init_db.sql : DatabaseToolException (Incorrect syntax near '_'.)))

Cause

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