Saving the Activity % Complete on Several Tasks Takes an Extended Time and Causes a Blank Error Message When the Project Preferences Reference Activity Codes or UDFs. (Doc ID 2056009.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Team Member - Version 8.4.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.4.6.0 version, P6 Application

Empty error message shown upon repeated update of activity % complete for multiple tasks. 

An empty error message is shown after providing activity % complete for the second time for 5 tasks.

ERROR
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Popup window is blank but shows red triangle warning.

STEPS
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Steps to reproduce:
1. Log-in to Primavera P6 Web Client.
2. Go to Projects tab and select the EPS area.
3. Right-click on the project and select "Set Project Preferences...".
4. Select the "Team Member" area in the project preferences popup.
5. Select the "Activity Updates" tab.

6. Click on the "Add Code or UDF" button and add 18 or more codes/UDFs.
7. Save and close the popup.
8. Log-in to Team Member.
9. Change an Activity % Complete.  Depending upon HOW MANY activity changes you have made, this can take quite awhile to SAVE (will see the SAVING icon). TIMING:- Change 20 activities - Empty Error Message from Team Member in IE 11; In Firefox 39: 9 min 18 sec.
10. In P6 Web, if you REMOVE ALL OF THE CODES FROM PROJECT PREFERENCES AND THEN GO BACK TO TEAM MEMBER AND SAVE ACTIVITIES, No error message is given.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot update activities in team member.

Cause

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