Claim Digger/Schedule Comparison Reports Changes In The Predecessor Activity ID Under The General Relationship Differences When There Are None.

(Doc ID 2314770.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.14.0 [Release 8.4]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.14.0 [Release 8.4]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.14.1 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When running the Claim Digger/Schedule Comparison report, there are changes in the Predecessor Activity ID under the General Relationship Differences when there are none. When viewing the Current and Baseline Project, the Activity Predecessors have not been changed. For an Activity, the new Predecessor Activity ID and Old Predecessor Activity ID have not been changed. The Activities have multiple Predecessors. The bottom line is there were no changes, but the report is saying there is a new and old Predecessor.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The Claim Digger report should not report that there are General Relationship differences if there are not.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open P6.
2. Run Claim Digger on Current and Baseline Project.
3. Notice there are General Relationship differences dealing with Predecessor Activity IDs.
4. Open the Current and Baseline Project. Notice that the same Activities for both Projects have the exact same Predecessors.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run reliable Claim Digger reports.

Cause

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