Error: "Error in comparing database schema: UnsupportedClassVersionError com/primavera/common/StrUtil: Unsupported major .minor version 52.0" Running Schema Validation Utility (Doc ID 2146722.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run the validate.bat utility, the following error occurs during the "Comparing Database Schema" step:

ERROR
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Error in comparing database schema: UnsupportedClassVersionError com/primavera/common/StrUtil: Unsupported major .minor version 52.0


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. From the database folder of the P6 EPPM database media, run validate.bat
  2. About halfway through when comparing database schema, utility fails with: error in comparing database schema: UnsupportedClassVersionError com/primavera/common/StrUtil: Unsupported major .minor version 52.0

Cause

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