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Please tell your IT Admin to fix as following:
The following is a summary of the minimum system requirements Primavera 6.2.X requires for users to be able to access and run components of the
Read&Execute/Read permission for Borland DBExpress drivers
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\DBExpress\DBXConnections.ini
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\DBExpress\DBXDrivers.ini
Read&Execute/Read/Write permissions to create and modify database alias connections
Read&Execute\Read permission to access files needed to run applications
C:\Program Files\Primavera\Project Management\pm.ini
C:\Program Files\Primavera\Methodology Management\mm.ini
Read&Execute/Read/Write permission to access the ini file - required to log into the applications
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Primavera Common
Read&Execute/Read permission to access files needed to run applications
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Primavera Common\Java\BREBootstrap.xml
Read&Execute/Read/Write permission to change connection parameters for Claim Digger or API
(If user does not have WRITE access the Database Configuration Setup utility (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Primavera
Common\Java\dbconfig.cmd) for claim digger / API DOES connect to the database and read the configurations and will create a new configuration if
entered, but displays error "error writing to bootstrap file" and BREBootstrap.xml file will not be updated with the proper database connection information.
Output directory for File > Export , Job Services output files and Log output files
Read&Execute/Read/Write to create and write output files
Note: For the functions Claimdigger, Update Baselines, and Schedule Comparisons the key is opened in Read/Write/Delete mode.
NOTE: By default, users have FULL CONTROL to their HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE registry keys
If a user does not have FULL CONTROL permission to these keys, when they create a new alias it will be stored under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Primavera\Databases\[MM/PM]\Aliases and will be displayed and available to ONLY the user account on the
workstation that created the alias.
If user does have FULL CONTROL permission to to these keys, when they create a new alias it will be stored
under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Primavera\Databases\[MM/PM]\Aliases and will be displayed and available to ALL user accounts on the
Novo Rail, Sydney
P6 Project Controls Co-ordinator and Administrator
thanks for your help. It has helped me to solve the problem.