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Error "Arithmetic overflow error converting float to data type numeric" When Importing XER File to P6 Professional Connecting to PPM DB Hosted on SQL Server (Doc ID 3009448.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2024

Applies to:

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


When attempting to import XER file to P6 professional connecting to SQL server DB,
the following error occurs.

Event Code: PRMDB-1706-6
  PRM DBAccess Error: SQL State: 1, SQL Error Code:
  3621, Level: 0, Procedure: , Line: 1
  The statement has been terminated.
  SQL State: 6, SQL Error Code: 8115, Level: 16,
  Procedure: , Line: 1
  Arithmetic overflow error converting float to data type

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

  1. Login to P6 Professional connecting to SQL server DB.
  2. Try to import XER file.


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