Cascading Report Parameters Not Refreshing When Parameter Value Is Set Or Edited In P6 Web

(Doc ID 2238308.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Cascading report parameters are not updating in P6 Web after selecting the first parameter. This works in BI Publisher directly. If the user tries to run the report with incorrectly matching values due to the second parameter list not updating, errors are seen.

ERROR
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"Errors have been encountered while running the report. To resolve, contact your administrator."

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

  1. Run a report from P6 Web with cascading parameters
  2. Select the first parameter value in the first parameter
  3. Look at the second parameter list
  4. Modify the first parameter value
  5. Look at the second parameter list (it has not changed)
  6. Selecting one of the values in the second parameter list will result in errors

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run reports with cascading parameters from P6 Web.

Changes

 

Cause

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