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How to Change the Private Database Username (PRIVUSER) Database Password for a P6 Database (Doc ID 908429.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2023

Applies to:

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


The purpose of this document is to provide instructions necessary to change the Private Database Username (Example: PRIVUSER) password.

When changing the password for the private database username, all installed P5 or P6 modules will lose connection to the database until the private database username is re-administered and / or application(s) reconnected. See below for further detail.


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In this Document
 Step 1:  Change the Private Database Username Database Password
 Step 2:  Re-Administer The Private Database Login
 Step 3:  Confirm Connection For Project Management and Methodology Management Client Applications
 Step 4:  Confirm Connection For Job Services
 Step 5:  Confirm Connection For Web Access
 Step 6:  Confirm Connection for TimeSheets / Progress Reporter

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