Team Member UDF Start Date Field Moving Back 1 Day In Review Status Update In P6

(Doc ID 2071293.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.4.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.4.5.0 version, P6 Team Member/Web Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Team Member User goes into Team Member to change/set a UDF Start Date field (named Requested Future Start Date). If the user sets it to 9/28/2015, in P6 the Review Status update shows the date as 9/27/2015.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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For the date to not revert to the day before.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Ensure Activities UDF Date field is enabled for Team Member.
2. Ensure Review Status Update is enabled for Team Member Status Updates.
3. Log into Team Member as Team Member user.
4. Change UDF Start Date to some date in the future (i.e. 9/28/2015).
5. Save changes and log out of Team Member.
6. Log into P6 as P6 Approver.
7. Review Status Update.
8. Note that UDF Start Date is what the Team Member user set minus 1 day - don't approve change (IE 9/27/2015).
9. Log into the database and query the chgudfvalue table. Ensure that dates are formatted to show as MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS.
10. Note that new data for above mentioned issue is showing as 09/27/2015 23:00:00.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot update the UDF Start Date in Team Member without it reverting to the previous day in the Web.

Cause

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