Deleting a Currency is Causing any Associated Resources to be Deleted (Doc ID 2050877.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.7.0 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : PPM 8.4.0.0 version, P6 Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When deleting a currency any associated resource is being deleted.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When deleting a currency the resource should not be deleted.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to P6 Client.
2. Selected everything other than the default currency and clicked Delete.
3. System pops up "You are about to delete the selected currency. Users May be viewing information in this currency. Do you want to continue?"  Clicked Yes.
4. Then System pops up "The price per unit for some resources is associated with the currency that you are deleting. That price per unit information will be associated with the xxxxxx currency. Do you want to continue?"  Clicked NO.
5. At this moment the application stopped responding and the SQL server process started working.  After a few minutes all the resources that had a currency other than the default currency have been deleted from the system although click No in last step.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot revert back on deleted currency.

Cause

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