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Primavera Virtual Desktop Cloud Offering: How To Transfer Files Between Local Workstation And Terminal Server Hosting P6 Professional For Import / Export Performance Consideration (Doc ID 2156400.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


When utilizing Primavera Virtual Desktop (P6 Professional running on a terminal server in the Oracle Cloud, published/accessed through Secure Global Desktop), your (the customer) local disk from your local workstation will be created as a mapped drive to access files from within Primavera Virtual Desktop. This will allow you to save or read import/export files from within P6 Professional. In mostly all cases, the connection between the mapped drive (your local workstation disk) and P6 Professional running on the terminal server will be over a WAN, constrained by latency. This can result in performance degradation when performing export/import operations from within P6 Professional that will read from a direct file (such as an XER file).

Therefore, the goal of this document is to provide alternatives for how to improve performance when needing to import an XER file within the PVD offering. 


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