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"User authentication failed. Please re-enter the password." When Upgrading to P6 Professional Standalone 15.2 (64-bit) Using an Oracle XE Database (Doc ID 2066389.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2018

Applies to:

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


Primavera P6 Enterprise Professional Project Management v15.2.0.0

When attempting to upgrade from P6 PPM v7.0 and later to v15.2 (64-bit) using an Oracle XE database, the following error occurs:

User authentication failed. Please re-enter the password.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to the P6 Professional 15.2 Media Pack location on the local computer (P6_Pro_152)
2. Double click on setup.exe
3. Click Next with the default 64-bit option selected in the P6 Professional 15.2 Setup Welcome screen
4. Select Typical for the installation
5. Enter SYSTEM password
6. Error occurs

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot upgrade the Oracle XE database.


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