My Oracle Support Banner

Active Child Resources Not Displayed When Parent is Inactive (Doc ID 2272824.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version to [Release 16.2]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version to [Release 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When a resource parent is set to 'Inactive', the child resources are not displayed when attempting to assign to resource assignments even if they are listed as 'Active'.


  1. Log into P6 Web.
  2. Resources | Administration.
  3. Create a parent resource with several child resources.
  4. Set the parent to 'Inactive' and the children to 'Active'.
  5. Open a project and go to Activities view.
  6. Assign a resource to an activity, choosing only to display 'Active' resources when assigning.
  7. Active children under Inactive parent will not be displayed as available resources to assign.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.