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Bad Public User Name or Password. PRM DBAccess Error: Connection Attempt to Database Failed With Message SQL State: 1, SQL Error Code: 18456, Level: 14, Procedure: , Line: 1 Login Failed for User 'pubuser'. When Attempting to Configure SQL Server Database (Doc ID 2626791.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to configure SQL Server database connection to P6 Professional, the following error occurs:

ERROR
Bad public user name or password. PRM DBAccess Error: Connection attempt to database failed with message SQL State: 1, SQL Error Code: 18456, Level: 14, Procedure: , Line: 1
Login failed for user 'pubuser'.;

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

  1. Attempt to login to P6 Professional
  2. Unable to connect to database. Would you like to configure the database?
  3. Yes
  4. Configure the database connection for SQL Server
  5. Observe reported error.

Changes

 

Cause

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