Error: "Validation Failed - Password File or Keystore Doesn't Exist or Is Invalid or Password File Did Not Match Keystore" When Attempting to Configure P6 Via the EPPM Configuration Wizard or Database Setup Wizard (Doc ID 2293691.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to configure P6 using the EPPM Configuration Wizard the following error occurs:

Validation failed - Password file or Keystore doesn't exist or is invalid or password file did not match keystore

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

  1. Launch P6 EPPM Configuration Wizard (eppmconfig.cmd)
  2. In the Database Configuration section, select either "Create a new P6 EPPM database" or "Connect to an existing P6 EPPM database" then click Next
  3. Enter the database connection details and click Next
  4. Observe error

OR

When attempting to use the Database Setup Wizard the following error occurs:

Validation failed - Password file or Keystore doesn't exist or is invalid or password file did not match keystore

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

  1. Launch Database Setup Wizard (dbsetup.bat)
  2. Select either 'Install a new database' or 'Upgrade an existing database' then click next
  3. Enter in database connection details and click Next
  4. Observe error

Cause

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