Error: "Export Failed. See Log for Details" When Attempting to Export a Primavera XML From SQLite When Configuring the Database Alias With A Remote UNC Path

(Doc ID 2312055.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 12, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.9.3 [Release 16.2]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.9.0 [Release 16.2]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 to 17.6 [Release 16.2 to 17.6]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to export a project to Primavera XML, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Export failed. See log for details.
Log file: C:\Users\xxxx\AppData\Local\Temp\TCDN.xmlExportLog.txt

Note: The log file is not generated.


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

  1. Configure the P6 database connection alias and specify the SQLite file location as a remote UNC path (e.g. \\{host name}\xxxxx\PPMDBSQLite.db).   
    Note: The SQLite file is stored on a remote network drive.
  2. Login to P6 Professional after selecting this alias.
  3. Exporting any project to Primavera XML fails and shows the noted error.

Cause

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