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Error 'Alter table drop column failed because column 'audit_info_extended' does not exist in table 'SPIDMAP'' When Upgrading From 8.3.2 to 16.2 or later (Doc ID 2222029.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2022

Applies to:

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


When upgrading from 8.3.2 to 16.2 the following error occurs:

ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN failed because column 'audit_info_extended' does not exist in table 'SPIDMAP'.SQL Query:
declare @default_name varchar(255)
declare @col_name varchar(255)
select @default_name =name from sys.default_constraints where
parent_object_id=object_id('SPIDMAP') and
if @default_name is not null
exec ('alter table dbo.SPIDMAP drop constraint '+@default_name)
ALTER TABLE SPIDMAP drop column audit_info_extended


The issue can be reproduced at will using the following steps

  1. Run 'dbsetup.cmd'.
  2. Enter the database connection information.
  3. Click 'Yes' to upgrade.
  4. Note the reported issue.


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