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How to Create or Modify a Database Alias for P6 Project Management (Also Known as P6 Professional or Optional Client), Methodology Management, Job Services, or Contractor (Doc ID 899068.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera Contractor - Version 6.1 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

This document provides instructions for creating or modifying a database alias to connect P6 Project Management, Methodology Management or Job Services to its respective database.

In P6 release 8.0 and later:
  • In P6 EPPM r8.0, the client application is called P6 Professional.
  • In P6 EPPM r8.1, the client application is called P6 Optional Client.
  • In P6 PPM r8.1, the client application is called P6 Professional.
  • If P6 r8.2 and later (PPM and EPPM), the client application is called P6 Professional.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Steps required to create or modify a database alias for version 5.0 - 7.0
 Steps required to create or modify a database alias using P6 8.0 - 19.12.x (both PPM and EPPM)
 Steps required to create or modify a database alias for a P6 Pro standalone SQLite connection using P6 8.4 - 19.12.x (PPM Only)
 Steps required to create or modify a database alias for P6 Cloud Connect using P6 8.3.2 - 19.12.x (EPPM Only)
 Steps required to create or modify a database alias for P6 version 20.12 and later
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