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ERROR: "Database is locked by another application" When Importing Primavera Xml Into Standalone SQLite DB (Doc ID 2308602.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version to [Release 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When importing a Primavera xml file into a SQLite standalone database the following error occurs:

The database is locked by another application. Please wait for the lock to get released and then try again.

Executable: PM.exe
Application: Primavera P6 Professional R16.2
Event Code: VTDCF-1900-5
  TCVirtualTable.DoCalcField: PROJWBS.start_date:
  TCVirtualTable.DoCalcField: PROJECT.scope_level: Field
  'session_id' not found
  1: TfrmWizImport.wizImportFinish
  2: TfrmWizImport.RunImportWizard
  3: TDevxMainForm.actFileImportExecute
  4: TCFormManager.SetToolbar
  5: TDevxMainForm.BeforeFormShow
  6: TfrmLogin.FormCreate
  Type: Exception
  Object Type: TCVirtualQueryGantt
System Info

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

  1. Open P6 Application
  2. File import xml (zip)
  3. Received the error message and cannot import the Primavera XML project.


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