Update Baseline Unique Constraint (Parent,Project ID,WBS Name) Violated

(Doc ID 2320551.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.1.5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Error using Update Baseline

ERROR
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 ----- SEVERE -----  Errors located: WBS Name: Unique constraint (Parent,Project ID,WBS Name) violated. The value of the field WBS Name already exists.

 ----- SEVERE ----- Errors located: WBS Name: Unique constraint (Parent,Project ID,WBS Name) violated. The value xxxxxx of the field WBS Name already exists.


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

  1. Log into P6.
  2. Create a new Project.
  3. Add 1 WBS code.
  4. Create a Baseline as a copy.
  5. Change the name of the WBS.
  6. Add a new WBS code using the old name of the first WBS.
  7. Run Update Baseline.
  8. Notice the job fails with the error above.

Changes

 

Cause

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