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'Event Code PPUSP-4085-8' and/or Error 'ORA-01950: no privileges on tablespace' While Working in P6 (Doc ID 2052730.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

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


When performing various actions within P6, the following error occurs:

Event Code: PPUSP-4085-8
Message:   PasteProjectUsingSP returned error -1

  General error in ACTIVITY_COPY

 ORA-01950: no privileges on tablespace 'PMDB_DAT1'

The ORA-01950 error can occur during any action in P6. It is not necessarily tied to a particular P6 function and can occur whenever a tablespace needs to extend and the database owner does not have the proper privileges.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log in to P6.
  2. Perform an action, for example adding an Activity or a Baseline.
  3. Observe the reported errors.


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