Error 'Database Read Error: Please Check C:\PRBADDATA.TXT' or 'Cannot create file "C:\prbaddata.txt"' When Attempting to Launch P6 Connected to an SQLite Database
(Doc ID 2226844.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2020
Applies to:Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 15.1 to 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting to login to P6 Professional, connected to a standalone SQLite database, the application fails to start and one of the following errors occurs:
Database Read Error: Please Check C:\PRBADDATA.TXT
Exception EFCreateError in module PM.exe at 000000000012CE71.
Cannot create file "C:\prbaddata.txt". Access Denied
The following error is reported in the PRBADATA.TXT file:
Bad Data Row for table UDFVALUE
udf_type_id = 132
fk_id = 36478
proj_id = 368
udf_date = (null)
udf_number = 0.0
udf_text = (null)
udf_code_id = (null)
In addition, the Control Panel > Region and Language > Formats tab > Advanced Settings > Numbers tab > Decimal Symbol value is set to "," (comma).
This issue can be reproduced at will using the following steps:
- Attempt to login to P6 Professional, configured to connect to an SQLite database.
- Observe the reported error(s) in the P6 Professional client and the the prbaddata.txt file.
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