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External Storage Of Encryption Keys For P6 EPPM (Doc ID 2268703.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.1 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.7 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 18.8 to 18.8 [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to provide reference instruction for how to create and manage the Java keystore for external decryption/encryption keys.


This document is applicable to P6 EPPM only. 


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In this Document
 Overview of External Encryption/Decryption
 Process for Java Keystore Creation
 Usage of the P6 Keystore Installer (installp6keystore.bat/.sh)
 Executing the P6 Keystore Installer (installp6keystore)
 Updating the PUBUSER Database Table Password Encryption String With the External Key
 Configuring P6 Professional to Use the Unique Encryption/Decryption Key
 Common Issues With External Encryption Key Usage
 Reverting the Environment Back to Encryption/Decryption Keys Stored Directly in the P6 Codebase

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