Error: "Unable to Generate Bootstrap File" When Running the Database Configuration Utility (Dbconfigpv.cmd/sh)

(Doc ID 2293799.1)

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.


When running the dbconfigpv.cmd (.sh) utility, the following error is observed:


Unable to generate bootstrap file.

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

  1. Launch the Database Configuration utility (<P6 EPPM home>\p6\dbconfigpv.cmd (.sh)).
  2. Select the database type and click Next.
  3. Enter the database connection details and click Next.
  4. Select to update a current configuration or create a new one and click Next.
  5. Observe error.


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