Primavera P6 Professional installation
This section we walk thorough on Primavera P6 Professional Installation
|P6 Version: 15.2|
Click here for the download instruction of P6 Professional client
|Tested Configuration: P6 15.2
Click here to see the tested configuration of P6 EPPM suite.
Click here if you are looking for Primavera P6 Professional installation on SQL-Lite
Unzip the Primavera P6 professional zip file (V77877-01.zip) in a folder.
Run P6 database script ‘manural_script_before_install.sql‘ in Oracle database sys user account.
This file is located under P6_professional_for_EPPM\Database\Scripts\install\
PPM_15_02_00 as shown below
Open command prompt or SQL Developer, login as SYS user account and execute the script
sqlplus sys as sysdba
Go into P6_Professional\Database folder and double click dbsetup.bat
You may see an error message like below,
If you see the above error, Open the file ‘dbsetup.bat’ file in a notepad file and set JAVA_HOME variable point to your JDK installation directory as shown below.
Your JDK installation directory may have different path. Now double click again the dbsetup.bat file
The DB setup wizard will open, Select the option as shown below and click Next
Enter your Oracle XE database system credentials and click Next, If you have installed Oracle XE in your machine the most values are similar like below
Configure tablespace and click Next
Click Create to create tablespace
Enter password for admuser, privuser, pubuser and pubuser. Click Next
Note: Save these passwords somewhere! The password need later
Enter password for admin, choose sample database, select your currency and click Next
Note: Save this password, this is the password to login to P6
Click Finish to complete the database schema creation wizard
Now go back to the directory P6_Professional_for_EPPM and double click the setup.exe
Choose 64 bit and click Install
The JRE starts install in the machine. Click Install
Click Close to complete the JRE installation.
Enter password for your Oracle XE database system user. Click OK if any pop up appears
Click Install, the installation will start progress on the screen
Choose type Oracle in the combo box as shown below and click Next
Enter XE as connection string and click Next
Enter pubuser as username and enter password for pubuser (The password is you provided in Step10)
Click Finish to complete the database configuration.
Click Finish to complete the installation
Open P6 Professional
The P6 professional installation is completed now. Now open P6 Professional
In Windows, Go to Start >> All apps >> Oracle Primavera P6 >> Click P6 Professional as shown below
Login with your admin username, this password is you created in step 11
Click Ok for the pop-up
Select a date in the calendar. Click Admin preference under Admin in the toolbar
Go to Industry tab and select an industry type and click close
Click Ok for the pop-up
Your P6 professional is ready!
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