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Resource Assignment Dates Not Updating From Team Member (Doc ID 2469892.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.12.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Starting an activity that has a future planned and remaining early start. The associated Resource Assignment has the same matching start dates. When entering a start date prior to the activity start, the activity actual start date is entered properly BUT the Resource Assignment actual start date is not updated.

Updating the actual start date in P6 properly updates the start date on the Resource Assignment tab.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Resource Assignment start date should be updated when the date is updated in Team Member

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

  1. Log into P6 Web
  2. Create new project
  3. Create new activity and assign myself as resource
  4. Add Predecessor activity
  5. Schedule Project
  6. Log into Team Member / Timesheets
  7. Click on Update Dates
  8. For activity, change Actual Start Date to be prior to original Planned Start Date
  9. Save
  10. Go back to P6 Web
  11. Observe the Actual Start Date is updated with date entered into Timesheets
  12. Click on the Resource Assignment tab
  13. Observe the Start Date is still the original Start Date
  14. Remove the actual (de-progress the activity)
  15. Change the Actual Start Date in P6 for the same activity to a date prior to original Planned Start Date
  16. Observe the date on the Activity and Resource Assignment both match the changed date

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the resource who is starting the activity so they can enter time on the activity in newly entered actual start date column can't because the dates are not updated properly

Changes

 

Cause

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