Error: "SQLServerException: Cannot Open Database "PMDB" Requested by the Login. The Login Failed" When Upgrading a P6 Database Using dbsetup.bat/dbsetup.sh or Running the Validate utility

(Doc ID 1946373.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.2.1 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.10.0 to 16.2.10.0 [Release 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  P6 EPPM Database Install, Setup and Configuration

When attempting to upgrade a database using dbsetup,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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SQLServerException: Cannot open database "DATABASE NAME" requested by the login. The login failed.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open dbsetup.bat/sh or Validate.bat/sh
2. Enter database details > Click OK

Changes

 

Cause

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