Material Resource Default Units/Time Do Not Match in P6 Web/Pro (Doc ID 2274177.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.8.0 [Release 16.2]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.8.0 [Release 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
Defaults Units/Time for a material resource do not match in Web and Pro.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
Expect Default Units/Time to match in Web and Pro.

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

  1. Log into P6 Web.
  2. Ensure User Preferences are set to display Units of Time in 'Days', Show label enabled, and Units/Time format set to 'Show as Units/Duration'.
  3. Create a new material resource.
  4. Note the default units/time.
  5. Log into P6 Pro.
  6. Verify User Preferences match the Web.
  7. View the resource created in the Web.
  8. Resource default units/time will be multiplied by a factor.

BUSINESS IMPACT
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot view material default units/time consistently in Pro/Client.

Cause

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