How To Create Or Modify A Database Alias For Project Management (Also Known As P6 Professional or Optional Client), Methodology Management, Job Services or Contractor (Doc ID 899068.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal

This document provides instruction to create a database alias to connect the 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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