"Bad Alias / Connection Name" When Configuring P6 Professional for Cloud Connection via Proxy
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.104.22.168 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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