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Error "Error Setting Java_Home variable for P6Suite…" When Attempting to Install P6 EPPM (Doc ID 2531321.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2023

Applies to:

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


When attempting to install P6 EPPM, when specifying the JDK Home the following error occurs.

Error Setting Java_Home variable for P6Suite...


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

  1. Launch the Oracle Universal Installer for EPPM.
  2. During the installation process, a field for the the JAVA JDK location is displayed. 
  3. Click the Browse [...] button to navigate to and select the Java JDK installation directory.
  4. Select Next.
  5. The reported error occurs.




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