Changing Activity Remaining Early Dates Sets Them Earlier Than Actual Start Dates (Doc ID 2051909.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.4.5.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Changing activity remaining early dates and saving automatically adjusts the remaining dates to an earlier date than the actual start.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
  1. Create a Project and add an activity.
  2. Change the dates to the following:

    Planned Start: 20-Apr-15

    Planned Finish: 24-Apr-15

    Rem Early Start: 1-Jan-15

    Rem Early Finish: 3-Apr-15

    Actual Start: 1-Jan-15

  3. Change the Actual start date to 1-Dec-14

  4. Create new resource assignment. Same dates get defaulted

  5. Change Resource assignment dates as follows: Planned Start: 20-Apr-15 Planned Finish: 24-Apr-15 Rem Early Start: 20-Jan-15 Rem Early Finish: 17-Feb-15 Actual Start: 1-Dec-14

  6. Change Activity Dates as follows: Planned Start: 20-Apr-15 Planned Finish: 24-Apr-15 Rem Early Start: 1-Jan-15 Rem Early Finish: 17-Feb-15 Actual Start: 1-Dec-14

  7. On saving, the dates change as follows i.e. Remaining Start Date is getting changed to a date earlier than actual start: Planned Start: 20-Apr-15 Planned Finish: 24-Apr-15 Rem Early Start: 10-Oct-14 Rem Early Finish: 19-Nov-14 Actual Start: 1-Dec-14

Cause

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