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Error: "Database connection returned error: PRM DBAccess Error: Connection attempt to database failed with message file is encrypted or is not a database." When Connecting To A SQLite Database (Doc ID 2236663.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to configure the P6 Professional database alias after upgrading the P6 Professional Client, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Database connection returned error: PRM DBAccess Error: Connection attempt to database failed with message file is encrypted or is not a database.

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

  1. Run the database configuration wizard
  2. Attempt to configure the alias for a SQLite database
  3. Error is displayed

Cause

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