"Bad Alias / Connection Name" When Configuring P6 Professional for Cloud Connection via Proxy

(Doc ID 2143552.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

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


When attempting to configure a cloudconnect alias (cloud customer) for P6 Professional, it fails with error:

Bad alias / connection name

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

1.  Launch P6 Professional.

2.  Click the ellipse to Add a new database alias.

3.  Enter Driver type: P6 Professional cloud connection.

4.  Enter proper database name (case sensitive) and URL.

5.  Observe reported error.


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