The Advantages of Primavera P6 XML Exports and Imports

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For long time users of Primavera P6, the traditional method of exporting projects is using the XER file format. An XER is Primavera’s proprietary compressed file format of a project, think of it as their version of a ZIP file. As an alternative, there is a choice to export and import P6 projects using the […]

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Posted in Export/Import, P6, Primavera

How to Backup or Export Primavera P6 Layouts with Filters

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A little while ago we wrote an article on how to import and export activity layouts in Primavera P6. You can read about it here https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/quick-tip-how-to-import-and-export-layouts-in-primavera-p6/ If you’ve taken a lot of time to create some complex Filters for your Layouts, then you want to make sure your backup Primavera Layout Files (PLF) have the […]

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Posted in Layouts, P6, Primavera

Oracle Shop: How to Purchase Primavera P6 PPM and EPPM Online

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Need a little help on how to buy a Primavera P6 license? Trying to navigate Oracle’s website can be a little confusing. P6 Consulting Inc. is not an Oracle Partner reseller but we have a lot of experience and understanding the complexities of Oracle’s product line. Before you buy Primavera you need to decide if you […]

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What You Need to Know about Oracle’s Critical Patch Update (CPU) Program

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Oracle's Critical Patch Update Program

Oracle releases the latest version of your Oracle Primavera P6 product suite through My Oracle Support.  In addition, Oracle releases quarterly Critical Patch Updates (CPUs) to fix security vulnerabilities in your software product. It is important to review these patches when released to monitor your Oracle product’s security risks. To save you time and effort, Oracle […]

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Posted in Installation/Admin, Primavera

Security Updates for Oracle Primavera Product Suites: January 2017

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Oracle Primavera P6 security updates January 2017

Oracle has released its latest Critical Patch Update (CPU) on January 17th, 2017. If you’d like to learn more about CPU’s, click here. Please note that this CPU affects Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM). Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Project Management (PPM) licenses are not affected. For the most recent Critical Patch Updates, […]

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Released eCPM102 has New Instructional Videos

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eCPM102 is better than ever now that we’ve added new course manuals, instructional exercise videos, and added a 30-day trial of Primavera P6 software with our training database. That’s right, you get to use the same database as you would use in our in-class courses with no installation, additional cost, or license purchase necessary. You also […]

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How to Group and Sort By Dates

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The Group and Sort By function in Primavera P6 can be a powerful tool if you know how to layer grouping levels. You can print a layout with specific groupings as a report for your team or your managers. In this article, we will show you how to group by activity start dates within each […]

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Posted in Layouts, P6, Work Breakdown Structure