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P6 Visualizer Opens With Error: "Failed to Load Type for Module LoginModule". Exception: "This Implementation Is Not Part of the Windows Platform FIPS Validated Cryptographic Algorithms" (Doc ID 2178369.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

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


When attempting to login to Visualizer (either as a standalone application or from the P6 Professional Tools menu), the following error occurs:

Failed to load type for module LoginModule.
Error was: An exception occurred while initializing module 'LoginModule'.
- The exception message was: This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms.
- The Assembly that the module was trying to be loaded from was:Primavera.Venus.Login, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null
Check the Inner Exception property of the exception for more information. If the exception occurred while creating an object in a DI container, you can exception. GetRootException() to help locate the root cause of the problem.


The visualizer.log file (found in %TEMP%) generates the following exception:

Exception setting up connection: System.InvalidOperationException: This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms.
at System.Security.Cryptography.RijndaelManaged..ctor()
at Primavera.Encryption.AesCipherV3.doDectypt(Byte[] cipherBytesWithIV)
at Primavera.Encryption.AesCipherV3.Decrypt(String value)
at Primavera.Venus.Data.DbStore.DbDatastore.SetupConnection(AliasDetail alias, String username, String






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