"Internal Settings Error", "Invalid Settings Category" When Changing the Time Periods Settings in P6 Web

(Doc ID 2092294.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to set Time Periods in P6Web, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Internal Settings Error
Invalid Settings Category

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in P6 Web as an administrator
2. Go to Administer / Application Settings / Time Periods
3. Notice the values :
Hours/Day : 80.0
Hours/Week : 400.0
Hours/Month : 1740.0
Hours/Year : 2.0

4. In the database the values are :
DAY_HR_CNT=8
WEEK_HR_CNT=40
YEAR_HR_CNT=2000
MONTH_HR_CNT=174

5. When attempting to correct the values in the interface :
Hours/Day : 8.0
Hours/Week : 40.0
Hours/Month : 174.0
Hours/Year : 2000.0

6. The error appears :
Internal Settings Error
Invalid Settings Category

Cause

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