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"Migration Failed. Please See Log File for More Information" When Attempting to Migrate a Standalone SQL Server Express 2005 Database to SQLite (Doc ID 2198966.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2019

Applies to:

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


When attempting to migrate a standalone SQL Server Express 2005 database to SQLite, the following error occurs:


Migration failed. Please see log file for more information.
Log File: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\1\P6MigrateTool.log

The log file contains the following error:

Message: There is no explicit mapping for the categories 'Exception'. The log entry was:
Timestamp: 6/3/2015 5:19:33 PM
Message: Exception : Unable to cast object of type 'System.String' to type 'System.Byte[]'.
Category: Exception
Priority: 1
EventId: 1
Severity: Information
Machine: <Machine Name>
App Domain: Primavera.SQLite.MigrateUI.exe
ProcessId: 3184
Process Name: C:\Program Files\Oracle\Primavera P6\P6 Professional\P6Tools\Primavera.SQLite.MigrateUI.exe
Thread Name:
Win32 ThreadId:3032
Extended Properties:
Severity: Error

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

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Oracle - Primavera P6 > P6 Professional R15.1 > Help & Tools > P6 Professional Standalone Database Migration Tool
  2. Enter Database name
  3. Enter Password
  4. Enter Administrative user name: privuser
  5. Enter File name: C:\Users\<username>\Documents\test.db
  6. Observe reported error


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