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Error: 'WBS status cannot be Active unless its parent's status is Active' When Attempting to Run Update Baseline, Even Though the 'Run Optimized' Option Is Unchecked (Doc ID 2526108.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to update baseline, the following error occurs even though the Run Optimized option is not selected (per Doc ID 2208690.1 - Error 'WBS status cannot be Active unless its parent's status is Active' When Updating a Baseline).

WBS status cannot be Active unless its parent's status is Active.

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

  1. Login to P6 Professional and open a project.
  2. Navigate to Project --> Maintain Baselines.
  3. Select a baseline and click Update.
  4. Un-check the Run Optimized option.
  5. Click Update.
  6. Observe the reported error.

Changes

 

Cause

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