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Error:" SEVERE - Errors Located: ActualThisPeriodUnits: Assignment Actual This Period Units Cannot Be Modified Since The Activity Is Not Started" When Updating A Baseline (Doc ID 2348303.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.13.0 to 17.12.1.0 [Release 15.2 to 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.13.0 to 17.12.1.0 [Release 15.2 to 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.13.0 to 17.12.1.0 [Release 15.2 to 17.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error occurs when attempting to update a baseline with actuals in the P6 Client:

ERROR
----- SEVERE ----- Errors located: ActualThisPeriodUnits: Assignment actual this period units cannot be modified since the activity is not started.


Steps to reproduce

  1. Create a Project in P6 client
  2. Make sure recalculate Units and cost is selected on the Calculations tab
  3. Add an Activity with 5 days duration with a Resource
  4. Add a Baseline as a copy of Current Project
  5. In Current Project, set Actual Start and RD to 4d
  6. Move Data Date out 1 day
  7. Schedule so that there is a value in Actual This Period Units
  8. Add a new Resource to the Activity and Act This Period Units should change accordingly
  9. Projects, Maintain Baseline > Select update button.
  10. Select the Following:

 

 

Cause

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