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Job Status View Log in P6 Professional Opens as a Tmp File (Doc ID 2527669.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 18.8.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

When clicking the View Log button in the P6 Professional Tools > View Job Status window, a .tmp file is created instead of displaying the log.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Clicking the View Log button should launch a web browser window displaying the log file contents.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE

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

  1. Start a job in P6 Professional (ex. copy/paste project, Update Baseline, etc.).
  2. Navigate to Tools > View Job Status.
  3. Once the job has completed, highlight the job in question then click the View Log button.
  4. Observe the reported issue.

Cause

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