Error: "Bad Alias/Connection Name" When Creating A P6 Professional Database Connection Using The P6 Professional Cloud Connect Driver Type (Doc ID 2082885.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to connect P6 Professional to the database using the P6 Pro Cloud Connect driver type through Database Configuration, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Error: Database connection Failed.
Bad alias/connection name.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Attempt to log into P6 or configure a database connection using P6 Professional Cloud Connect

Changes

 

Cause

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