Oracle Primavera P6 18.8.3.0 Released

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The major patch 18.8.3.0 for P6 EPPM is now available.  The following list of patches have been added for Primavera

WEB

  • 28823662 REG1883- ADMIN.JSP PAGE TRIES TO LOGIN FOR THE DUPLICATE DB INSTANCE INSTEAD OF BOOTSTRAP DB

  • 28806670 SOME PROJECT PUBLICATION JOBS NEVER COMPLETE AND CAUSE PERFORMANCE ISSUES

  • 28784227 ACTUAL START AND ACTUAL FINISH DATES DO NOT MATCH WHAT IS IN P6

  • 28722021 UNKNOWN ERROR WHEN ACCESING THE PORTFOLIOS TAB

  • 28714072 FIELDS ARE BLANK IN P6 WEB WITH CERTAIN ACTIVITY VIEWS

  • 28679949 EV PUBLICATION DATA CALCULATED FOR ACTIVITIES W/ NO PROGRESS USING WEEKLY SPREAD

  • 28611112 WHEN RUNNING 'USER INATCIVITY REPORT' LAST_LOGIN (SERVER TIME) IS BLANK

  • 27619247 TRANSACTION (PROCESS ID 65) WAS DEADLOCKED ON LOCK - RESOURCE ROLE PUBLICATION

  • 25889437 PRE175:SEARCH CRITERIA COLUMN NOT FUNCTIONAL IN ACTIVITIES ASSIGNMENT TAB

P6 CLIENT

  • 28816140 ZIP DOES NOT CONTAIN A VALID .XML IMPORT FILE ERROR DURING IMPORT (EPPM CLIENT)

  • 28714440 SYSTEM.IO.FILENOTFOUNDEXCEPTION: COULD NOT FIND FILE DURING MSP XML EXPORT

  • 28546588 PROBLEM WITH EARNED VALUE PERIOD PERFORMANCE CALCULATION

  • 28484197 IMPORT OF XML FAILS IF TMP DIRECTORY POINTS TO A DIRECTORY WITH A SPACE IN IT

  • 28461581 VISUALIZER MULTIPLE GROUP BY DATA DISAPPEARS WHEN INDENT IS CHECKED

  • 28449658 EDIT TEMPLATE DURING XML IMPORT TAKES A LONG TIME TO LOAD

 Team Member

  • 28771596 CHANGING ACTIVITY % COMPLETE IN TEAM MEMBER CALCULATES REAMINING DURATION WRONG

  • 28759308 NO MATCHING ACTIVITY FOUND FOR OBJECT ID XXXXXX

  • 28642027 WBS NAME FILTERING - MULTIPLE WBS NODES WITH THE SAME NAME

SRVS

  • 28771605 "NOSUCHFIELDERROR" WHEN LOADING CBSCODE IN RESOURCEASSIGNMENT IN API

ADMIN

  • 28751043 DUPLICATE PROJECT IDS AFTER COPY/PASTE OR JAVA IMPORT (SAME ID - DIFFERENT CASE)-FP

Oracle Primavera P6 18.8.4.0 Released

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The major patch 18.8.4.0 for P6 EPPM is now available.  The following list of patches have been added for Primavera

WEB

  • 28963875 RESOURCE ASSIGNMENTS=>EXPORT TO BE DISABLED IN GRID AND GANTT VIEW
  • 28963509 NF: PROJECT>ASSIGNMENTS>MULTIPLE FILTERS=> DOWNLOAD FILE HAS NO DATA
  • 28924111 REPORTS NOT SHOWING PROPERLY IN REPORTS TAB OF P6 WEB AFTER UPGRADE
  • 28899145 FP-BUG 28867711 - MY PREFERENCE TIME UNIT DECIMAL NOT COPIED WITH USER
  • 28871614 IO ERROR: REMOTE HOST CLOSED CONNECTION DURING HANDSHAKE FROM DBCONFIGPV
  • 28866840 SLOW FILL DOWN PERFORMANCE ON STANDARD (HTML) VIEWS
  • 28848912 UNABLE TO SAVE SET PROJECT PREFERENCES
  • 28831326 COPY OR BASELINE SCHEDULES JOB SERVICE HANGS
  • 28765285 SCHEDULE CHECK NOT WORKING
  • 28746019 PREFIX IS ADDED TO THE AVAILABLE CODES IN SEARCH OF RESOURCES CODES ASSIGNMENT
  • 28630870 DURING IMPORT XML A USER WITH RESTRICTED ACCESS UNABLE TO SELECT CHILD EPS NODE
  • 28615649 IS IT POSSIBLE TO SET DEFAULT SECURITY POLICY TO SHARED WHEN USING WCC
  • 28559679 LAST ACTIVE TIME COLUMN VALUE IS NOT CORRECT IN USER SESSIONS PAGE
  • 28107298 TEAM MEMBER FILTER SAVE BUTTON DOESN'T ACTIVATE AFTER ADDING A NEW FILTER
  • 28018904 START DAY IS MOVED 1 DAY AHEAD WHEN IMPORTING A XML IN MSP
  • 27803843 PROJECTS > ASSIGNMENTS, SPREADSHEET VIEW DOUBLE ARROWS TO SEE MORE
  • 26496253 LINKS IN NOTEBOOKS HTML5 VIEW CANNOT BE OPENED USING INTERNET EXPLORER OR CHROME
  • 26082559 INTERNAL:BUG 26076403 - DATA IS INCORRECT IN XML IMPORT
  • 25928478 MANAGE VIEWS - GANTT AND GRID VIEW, SHOULD BE SAVED AS A PART OF VIEW

P6 CLIENT

  • 28816140 ZIP DOES NOT CONTAIN A VALID .XML IMPORT FILE ERROR DURING IMPORT (EPPM CLIENT)

  • 27983660 MSP XML EXPORT CANNOT IMPORT INTO MSP DUE TO UID'S OVER 1048000
  • 28979260 VTFIO-3898-C WHEN ADDING ACTIVITY RESOURCE ASSIGNMENTS IN GLOBAL CHANGE
  • 28574580 EACCESSVIOLATION - AVAA0-1165-E WHEN OPENING AND CLOSING PROJECT
  • 28714747 MIGRATE.BAT ALLOWS CUSTOMER TO RUN DB MIGRATION FOR SCHEMA MIGRATION
  • 27892271 JAPANESE CHARACTER DID NOT DISPLAY PROPERLY ON GANTT CHART
  • 28891099 LOGIN TO P6 PROFESSIONAL SUCCESSFUL WITH NO PASSWORD USING LDAP
  • 28545416 UNABLE TO CONNECT TO THE DATABASE.. CLICKING DISCONNECT >RECONNECT WITH SSO
  • 27478392 CLIENT SIDE CACHING NOT WORKING, LOSS OF DATA

 Team Member

  • 28892063 USER CAN MARK ACTIVITY AS COMPLETE IN TEAM MEMBER BUT CANNOT ENTER TIME AFTER CLICKING THE COMPLETE CHECK SYMBOL
  • 28799087 PRE 188: MISSING STAR ICON ON PRIMARY RESOURCE ONLY ACTIVITY RECORD AND TM FILTER ACTIVITY RECORD
  • 28798281 PRE 188: IN TMWEB, TIMESHEETS UPDATE ACTUAL START DATE TO A PREVIOUS DATE, CELLS SHOULD BE EDITABLE FROM ACTIVITY START DATE NOT
  • ASSIGNMENT START DATE
  • 28798166 PRE 188:ISSUE IN THE VALUE OF ACTIVITY ACTUAL START DATE AND ASSIGNMENT ACTUAL START DATE IN P6 WHEN USING TIMESHEETS>UPDATE DATES FROM TM WEB

SRVS

  • 28749446 FAILED TO EXPORT PROJECT TO MSP XML FILE DUE TO HUGE MEMORY (22+GB) CONSUMPTION ON DB SERVER
  • 28291511 DD + (VALUE) OVER DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME CAUSES ISSUE USING SERVICES.

ADMIN

  • 28528274 SCRUB USERNAME BIP SETTING IN P6 ADMINISTRATION

API

  • 28623057 ACTIVITY COST IS NOT GETTING CALCULATED WHEN ACTIVITY % COMPLETE IS 100%

Oracle Primavera P6 18.8.5.0 Released

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The major patch 18.8.5.0 for P6 EPPM is now available.  The following list of patches have been added for Primavera

WEB

  • 29179247 BASELINE IS NOT ASSIGNED AFTER COPYING/PASTING PROJECT
  • 29171081 USERS PRIMARY BASELINE IS NOT ASSIGNED AFTER COPY PASTE .
  • 29152645 P6 WEB PROJECT PREFERENCES HANGS
  • 29130395 DOUBLE-CLICKING A CELL AND SELECTING DELETE NO LONGER REMOVES SELECTION
  • 29125733 FP - CHANGED OBJECTS ARE SEEN IN THE SCHEMA VALIDATION REPORT OF SQL SERVER PPM TO EPPM MIGRATION
  • 29124997 GARBLED OLD_VALUE IN TABLE PXRPTUSER.PRMAUDIT_FULL IS INTRODUCED FROM PROJECT.PROJ_SHORT_NAME
  • 29120185 TIMESHEET APPROVAL RETRIEVES ALL TIMESHEET PERIODS WHEN CHOOSING ACTION REQUIRED
  • 29062726 P6 WEB PROJECT STATISTICS PORTLET DISPLAYS BLANK WHEN SWITCHED TO GROUP VIEW
  • 29058716 FP BUG- BUG 28936307 - LOADING CBS CODE HIERARCHY WITH PARENT-CHILD LOOPS CAUSES HIGH CPU AND STUCK THREADS
  • 29042599 NOTES TAB IN PREVIOUS VERSIONS IS NOT AVAILABLE IN VERSION 18.8 AND ABOVE DUE TO JAVA TO HTML5 CONVERSION
  • 29030805 RESOURCE ANALYSIS PAGE NOT SHOWING DATA
  • 29019033 MY PREFERENCES PAGE DOES NOT LOAD FOR ALL USERS
  • 29018468 USER INTERFACE VIEW DISPLAYS HIDDEN ASSIGNMENTS PAGE
  • 28993855 FILTER CHANGES NOT SHOWING UNTIL MANUAL REFRESH
  • 28977243 FP DIFFERENT BEHAVIOR IN PRO CLIENT / WEB WHEN CHANGING START DATE ON ACTIVITY
  • 28971503 FP-BUG-28907066 - P6 WEB DOES NOT STORE CORRECT DATES PRIOR TO SAVING
  • 28960733 FP USER NOT PROMPTED TO SAVE AFTER DELETING EXPECTED FINISH DATE
  • 28896662 FP-BUG-28781236 - TIMESHEET APPROVAL SHOWING INCORRECT VALUES (MULTIPIED BY NUMBER OF TS PERIODS)
  • 28872484 TECHNIPNET PROD/STAGE ENVIRONMENTS SLOW PERFORMANCE
  • 28848983 IMPORT XML, MANAGE TEMPLATE, IMPORT UNDER RESOURCE SETTING DOES NOT SAVE
  • 28580723 P6 ACTIVITIES TAB CANNOT BE LOADED FOR ONE IMPORTED PROJECT

P6 CLIENT

  • 28394939 FP UPDATE BASELINE REMOVES RESOURCE BUDGETED UNITS
  • 29169408 FP: UPDATE BASELINE ERROR UNIQUE CONSTRAINT (PARENT,PROJECT ID,WBS NAME) VIOLATED
  • 29118608 BAR NECKING IN VISUALIZER GANTT CHART DISSAPEARING BASED ON DATE SETTINGS
  • 28866210 FP BUG-BUG 28836948 - XML IMPORT FAILS WITH EXCEPTION ID IS NOT ALLOWED TO MATCH AN EPS ID IN DB
  • 28661767 P6 DISPLAYS AVERAGE HOURS/DAY FOR TASKS UPDATED FROM TEAM MEMBER TIMESHEET

 Team Member

  • 29057870 FP-BUG-28935726 - TIMESHEETS - SAVE TIMESHEET AFTER ASSIGNMENT HAS BEEN REMOVED CREATES ORPHANED RECORD(S)
  • 28929106 FP-BUG-28504018 - ASSOCIATED RESOURCE USES TIMESHEETS FLAG NOT CONSISTENT WITH MODULE SETTINGS

SRVS

  • 29053988 SOME OLD JOBSVC ASAP RECORDS NOT GETTING DELETEDSEV 1 SR

PERF

  • 29124675 FP-ORA-02292: INTEGRITY CONSTRAINT (ADMUSER.FK_PROJCOSTCBSSPREAD_CBS) VIOLATED - CHILD RECORD FOUND INVOKING DELETECBS OPERATION

INTG

  • 28955089 FP COPYWBSFROMTEMPLATE RETURNS THE PARENT UNIQUE IDENTIFIER OF THE NEW WBS

Oracle Primavera Unifier 18.8 Released

Oracle Primavera Unifier 18.8 has been released, bringing an abundance of new and exciting features. Below is a list of the major changes and improvements that come with this new update.

  • Schedule Manager: Disable automatic re-scheduling within Unifier Schedule and integrate Activities (with their dependencies) with the same schedule that exists in P6 and MPP. Also, you can manually schedule activities in Unifier Schedule Sheet.
  • Exchange Rates with effective dates in the past are now available.
  • Space Manager has a modernized user interface.
  • Earned Value enhancements
    - Earned Value Analysis log has new toolbar options
    - Activity Sheet
  • Document Manager enhancements
    - Folder and Document Properties
    - Document Logs (Standard View)
    - Folder and Document Attributes
  • Change User Defined Report (UDR) owner: The owners and users who have full access permission can now change the UDR owner’s and user’s name.
  • Business process forms of the following types have redesigned UI.
    - Document with Folder Structure
    - Lease log
    - Preventive Maintenance
  • Configuration Installation Files will be replaced with Configuration Packages, and the released Base Configuration Packages will be available on My Oracle Support:
    - Project Controls
    - Facilities and Asset Management
    - Combined Package (Project Controls and Facilities and Asset Management)
    Note: This setup does not apply to existing customers.
  • The shell landing page (My Dashboard) has a new look with improved usability. The Summary tab displays three standard tiles – Tasks, Notifications, and Mail with items requiring your attention, and three standard blocks – Image, Details, and Links.
  • Starting with Unifier 18.8, Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) is no longer supported.

Unifier Mobile Browser (/m) has been deprecated.

18.1

Unifier’s Home Landing Page has been revamped with interactive tiles and charts, and statistical information about tasks.

18.1

Business Process enhancements: Creation of new records: Upper Form - Creation of new records: Line Items - Ability to toggle between old and new business process form views. This enhancement applies to the Development and Testing environments, only.

18.1

Enhanced Single Record Business Process Log.

18.1

Configure the runtime list of default business process log views per business process.

18.1

WBS label is changed to CBS across Unifier.

18.1

uMail is renamed to Mailbox in all locations.

18.1

The Notifications log is redesigned similar to the Tasks log.

18.1

All login screens of the Unifier application have been modified with a standard look and feel.

18.1

View replies from external users in the Project Mailbox.

18.1

Choose to display project/shell name or number in the navigation tabs.

18.1

Customize the Total row of the grid in Payment Applications and Summary Payment Applications to accurately reflect its values at runtime.

18.1

Synchronizations are available in Unifier Gateway node to import P6 activities into Unifier Shell.

18.1

Unifier Analytics now supports cost code attributes, tab ID, and pickers.

18.1

The display of monthly actuals in Portfolio Manager has been extended to derived curves, multiple forecast curves, linked/unlinked projects, and yearly plans.

18.1

Configure Portfolio Manager to send notifications to users and groups when a scenario is shared or approved.

18.1

Keep the current session active in Unifier.

18.1

Document Management (DM) enhancements: Availability of advanced search functionality. - Ability to add frequently visited documents and folders to Favorites - Ability to use templates to update DM changes in shells of the same type. - The interface of the Documents template of a shell template has been modified for better usability. - Ability to sort columns in the log regardless of the number of pages. - Ability to switch between grid and tile view of the log layout. - Ability to use the enhanced methods to create, view and manage shortcuts in the Document Manager.

18.1

SPA Enhancement: Overpayment in Summary Payment Applications SOV
Starting Unifier release 18.2, you can now overpay on line items of the Summary Payment Applications business process.

18.2

SPA Enhancement: Update Existing Previous Payment Calculations
You can override the existing hardcoded calculation on the Previous Amount (uuu_spa_prev_amt) field by selecting a custom data element -- for example, Amount This Period on the standard detail form of the Summary Payment Applications business process.

18.2

SPA Enhancement: Summary Row Totals
The Summary Row Totals enhancement applies to a Payment Applications business process with reference to a Contracts business process of Summary Payment Applications SOV type.

18.2

Web Services Integration: getSOV for Summary Payment Applications
You can now run the Webservice getSOV call to get SOV details of a contract of Summary Payment Applications SOV type.

18.2

Business Process: Redesign for Simple and Line Item – Phase 2
In the Attachments tab, Browse (My Computer in earlier versions), and Document Manager (Unifier Folders in earlier versions) are now available as Attach dropdown options.

18.2

Business Process: Linked Mails Tab
When maximized, the Linked Mails tab of a BP form is divided into left and right sections. The left section displays the grid, and the right displays the functions, content and attachments of the selected mail.

18.2

Business Process: Enhanced log UI in Query Based Tabs
Query based tabs in BP forms have a new look with some additional functionality.

18.2

Business Process: Calendar Enabled Objects
Calendar-enabled simple and line item business processes now support the new form UI.

18.2

Business Process: Master Vendor Business Process
The enhanced form UI has also been extended to the Master Vendors BP.

18.2

Business Process: Line Item Consolidation – Phase 2
The bottom line item section in line item business processes have been further enhanced.

18.2

Business Process Form: Picker and Manual Entry fields
In picker fields, click X to clear out the selected values.

18.2

Business Process: Picker UI Changes
Picker styles have been modified.

18.2

Business Process: Task Assignee Filter Enhancements
In workflow business processes, match the assignee filter results against AND, as well as OR, conditions.

18.2

Business Process: Filter Cc Assignees in a Workflow
Define filter conditions on Cc assignees in a workflow step regardless whether they are pre-assigned or user-select.

18.2

Document Manager: Enhanced Move Functionality
Move a file or folder in the Document Manager using the enhanced Move functionality. Use Move from the gear menu to move a single folder or file; use Move from the Actions menu to move multiple items. In previous versions, the move would be aborted if a file or folder with the same name existed in the destination folder, and the user is prompted to keep both files or revise with this enhancement.

18.2

System Jobs Enhancements: Company administrators can access system jobs data and modify the time zone to trigger jobs.

18.2

Unifier Mobile Application for iOS
Support for user-based locale and region formatting. The app is fully supported in the following twelve languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish. - Users can now choose to work in the timezone of their device or the Unifier server when working from different locations. - Copy BP records and line items with or without attachments. - Support for split screen display on iPads. - Easily search the Documents hierarchy for files and folders. - When routing workflow records, expand and select users from the task assignee group as the next step assignees. - Support for conditional filtering of step assignees as per the workflow design.

18.2

Unifier Mobile Application for Android
Support for user-based locale and region formatting. The app is fully supported in the following twelve languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish. - Users can now choose to work in the timezone of their device or the Unifier server when working from different locations. - Access, view, and save all Company and Project-level documents from the Documents tile on the Home screen. - Easily search the Documents hierarchy for files and folders. - When routing workflow records, expand and select users from the task assignee group as the next step assignees. - Support for conditional filtering of step assignees as per the workflow design. - Support for Text type BPs. - View the geo-location of projects and business process records.

18.2

Create custom financial periods to provide more flexibility in budget forecast and analysis.

18.3

Create folder, document, and log attribute forms for different projects to capture different metadata.

18.3

Create multiple log views in Administration mode for use in Document Manager.

18.3

Use the Preview gear menu option to preview files in different formats in the Attachments tab of redesigned business process forms.

18.3

At runtime, use the new Add to Group record property to group line items in categories.

18.3

New system-defined Portal landing page minimizes customization using HTML.

18.3

Unifier now supports the asynchronous upload of folders and files into Document Manager, allowing you to perform other operations in the application while the upload continues in the background.

18.3

Create workflow BP templates and records from templates using updated user interface and interactions.

18.3

Company administrators can see a combined license count and usage for company and partner users (labeled as standard users in terms of license) on the License Manager landing page.

18.3

The Summary Totals behavior now supports data elements uuu_spa_amt_tp (Amount this Period) and uuu_spa_qty_tp (Quantity this Period) when "Total the Cost Breakdown values to the line item" option is selected in uDesigner.

18.3

Right-side tabs in a BP form are enhanced: Attachments tab - Comments tab - Linked Records tab - Linked Mail tab

18.3

Portfolio Manager scenarios now display derived curves and monthly actuals from project cash flow.

18.3

View the new business process form design when creating records in the Document Manager.

18.3

Business process log and form UI enhancements are extended to support the Project/Shell Creation business process type.

18.3

Preferences available in the username list on the top navigation bar has been modernized.

18.3

Managing Personally Identifiable Information
Features have been added to Primavera Unifier that enable you to manage personally identifiable information (PII), including creating consent notices, auditing consent status, and controlling access to Unifier.

18.4

Rename a document in Document Manager (or Unpublished Documents), if the Name field (uuu_dm_node_name) in the document attribute form design has been changed from Read-Only to Editable (Required).

18.4

Restore a file in Document Manager to an older version along with comments and references associated with it.

18.4

In the Tasks and Business Process logs, drag and drop log views in the Manage Views dialog to quickly reorder them, instead of using the Move Up/Move Down gear menu options.

18.4

Dock the floating Search dialog to the right or the bottom of the log page using the toggle Dock Right/Dock Bottom icon.

18.4

View a graphical representation of the relationships of the base record with reference and linked records in the Referenced Records tab of a business process record.

18.4

CSV and Webservices now support the grouping of line items.

18.4

Cost business processes of sub-type, Line Item with CBS codes, and classification, Generic, and Transfer display the enhanced form interface.

18.4

View the enhanced interface in CBS Picker, Transaction Currency Picker, Work Package Picker, BPO Picker, and BPO Line Item Picker in cost business processes.

18.4

Use the toggle Collapse / Expand All Groups icon to collapse or expand line item groups in a business process form’s detail tab.

18.4

The support for financial periods is extended to Cash Flow by CBS, Summary CBS, and Commitment detail levels.

18.4

Introducing Earned Value Analysis module using schedule data, activities, and rates imported from P6 via Gateway to calculate earned value and related measures for a project – planned value, actual cost, variances, performance indices, and at completion values.

18.5

On the License Manager landing page, view an Earned Value Management block with gauge charts indicating license terms, current usage, and overage.

18.5

Create and run user-defined reports using permission-based data sources.

18.5

The referencing BP data-picker on the destination record displays a hyperlink pointing to the source record when a business process record is auto-created by way of a BP Creator, in the source record.

18.5

Project Mailbox has been converted to a parent node with Inbox as a child node. Additional email addresses you provide are available as folders below the default Inbox.

18.5

Schedule publishing of Unifier data to OBIEE is now every 4, 6, 8, or 12 hours.

18.5

Access to Consent Notice child nodes – User Consent and Bidder Consent – is now controlled by permissions. Modify and View permissions are available for each node in Access Control and other permission-related modules and templates.

18.5

Set permissions to control who can see company-wide business process data in Primavera Analytics. In Unifier, additional User Mode Access permissions are added to Company Workspace/Non-navigational Nodes/Analytics: View All Records; View All Company Records; and View All Shell Records.

18.5

In the Document Manager node, the redesigned Unpublished Documents folder displays similar layout and behavior as the Documents folder. You can expand or collapse all folders in Document Manager or all sub-folders at the same time.

18.5

Update attributes for already-published documents when the corresponding matching fields are updated in the related business process record. Updates occur when a record moves through the workflow, or when Submit is clicked in a non-workflow business process record based on design.

18.5

The Manage Views dialog in the Documents log has been enhanced like Tasks and business process logs. Drag and drop views to quickly reorder them, or move them to the Visible Views, Hidden Views, or Views Marked for Deletion section.

18.5

View the enhanced interface in Fund Detail, SOV Picker, Commit Picker, and Commit Line Item Picker in cost business processes.

18.5

Business process form redesign has been extended to the following additional cost business process types: Line Items with Fund Code: Generic, Transfer - Line Items with both CBS and Fund Codes: Generic, Transfer - Line Items with CBS Code:  Base Commit (SOV type - General Spends), Change Commit (SOV type - General Spends), General Spends

18.5

In the Reference Records tab of a business process record, you can specify the number of referenced records to be displayed per node.

18.5

Company Workspace landing page has been enhanced by including hyperlinks for company information and enabling access to the company-level business process, tasks, and notification logs.

18.6

Unifier informs users about the use of session cookies in the application. The notification is displayed in a banner on the top of the Unifier page.

18.6

Upload (or drag-and-drop) a profile picture in the General tab of the User Preferences dialog to personalize the top navigation bar and user profile dialog.

18.6

You can add or modify partner users by using a CSV file. You can Export Structure to download the template as CSV. You can import the modified structure template, similar to importing company users.

18.6

Auto-fill Percentage Complete in Summary Payment Applications.

18.6

The Condition list in the Add Query Condition dialog provides the options of Exists or Does not exist to enable you to configure the query conditions for string attributes of a data picker.

18.6

User restrictions for viewing, or editing, cost sheet columns have been reduced.

18.6

The cost sheet rules to include the pending positive values (in the limit expression and the pending negative values in the data expression calculations of the Rules engine have been reduced.

18.6

Earned Value Management Enhancements
Master Rate Sheet: During synchronization, the Master Rate Sheet now captures Resource type (Material, Labor, Non-Labor, etc.) from P6.
Activity Sheet: On the Actions Menu of the Activity Sheet, use Assign CBS to assign a cost code to multiple activities (and their assignments).
Activity Picker: Use the Activity Picker in BP forms to select activities from multiple P6 projects in the Activity Sheet.
Performance Percentage Completion Sheet: Update data dates and corresponding percent complete values in the Performance Percentage Complete Sheet.

18.6

Several company-level cost business processes display the redesigned user interface.

18.6

Report on user type (uuu_user_type) via User-Defined Reports (UDR) and System Reports.

18.6

Generic Cost Attributes Picker, Commitment Summary Line Item Picker, Account Code Picker, and Seasonal Dates Picker are now equipped with the modernized user interface, consistent with other pickers.

18.6

Tasks, Drafts, Notifications, and all Mailbox logs have been provided with the enhanced Manage Views dialog.

18.6

The Attachments tab in a redesigned business process form has been further enhanced when previewing or reviewing an attachment.

18.6

Unifier 18.4 iOS Mobile App
-Consent notices and cookies notification to improve data privacy.
-Honoring of User Type when accessed via app.
-Usability improvements to support scanning bar codes in low light conditions and easier configuration of BP tiles.

18.4

Integration user type has been introduced to execute REST integration services for modules.

18.7

Review documents in the Documents log in the same way as in business process logs.

18.7

Unifier includes the uploaded profile picture before the user name in the User Picker and in the Users section of the User and Group Picker.

18.7

Type Ahead feature has been introduced in pickers.

18.7

The Unifier user interface (the top navigation) has been rearranged.

18.7

The View User Profile dialog, accessed from a user picker with multiple users, has been enhanced.

18.7

Earned Value Management
-Define rates in resource currency.
-Differentiate between custom data imported by way of CSV file and data integrated from P6 in the Performance Percentage Completion sheet.
-Earned Value Analysis data structure tables are now available in the ER Views node in the Company Workspace Admin mode.

18.7

Redesign of business process forms has been extended to:
-Document type Without Folder Structure business process
-Request for Bid (RFB) type business process

18.7

When adding comments in the record or line items in tabs, Unifier displays an alert for the unsaved changes.

18.7

In the business process log, the Edit Permissions and Transfer Ownership dialogs have been enhanced.

18.7

In the Document Manager Log, tabs have been refined.

18.7

The Manage Views dialog, in all Unifier, has been revamped to improve user interaction.

18.7

In a business process record, you can link mail records from different folders of Project Mailbox.

18.7

When you run a user-defined report (UDR) using Document Manager Data Sources, the data retrieved is based on your permissions.

18.7

When configured, both summary and costed lines of a Summary Payment Applications record are auto-populated from corresponding fields of the source Base Commits.

18.7

Cloud administrators can inform Unifier end-users about scheduled maintenance and outages for Unifier servers hosted in the cloud.

18.7

Starting with Unifier 18.8, Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) is no longer supported.

18.8

The shell landing page (My Dashboard) has a new look with improved usability. The Summary tab displays three standard tiles – Tasks, Notifications, and Mail with items requiring your attention, and three standard blocks – Image, Details, and Links.

18.8

Configuration Installation Files will be replaced with Configuration Packages, and the released Base Configuration Packages will be available on My Oracle Support:
- Project Controls
- Facilities and Asset Management
- Combined Package (Project Controls and Facilities and Asset Management)
Note: This setup does not apply to existing customers.

18.8

Business process forms of the following types have redesigned UI.
- Document with Folder Structure
- Lease log
- Preventive Maintenance

18.8

Change User Defined Report (UDR) owner: The owners and users who have full access permission can now change the UDR owner’s and user’s name.

18.8

Document Manager enhancements
- Folder and Document Properties
- Document Logs (Standard View)
- Folder and Document Attributes

18.8

Earned Value enhancements
- Earned Value Analysis log has new toolbar options
- Activity Sheet

18.8

Space Manager has a modernized user interface.

18.8

Exchange Rates with effective dates in the past are now available.

18.8

Schedule Manager: Disable automatic re-scheduling within Unifier Schedule and integrate Activities (with their dependencies) with the same schedule that exists in P6 and MPP. Also, you can manually schedule activities in Unifier Schedule Sheet.

18.8

Oracle Primavera Unifier 18.7 Released

Oracle Primavera Unifier 18.7 has been released, bringing an abundance of new and exciting features. Below is a list of the major changes and improvements that come with this new update.

  • Cloud administrators can inform Unifier end-users about scheduled maintenance and outages for Unifier servers hosted in the cloud.
  • When configured, both summary and costed lines of a Summary Payment Applications record are auto-populated from corresponding fields of the source Base Commits.
  • When you run a user-defined report (UDR) using Document Manager Data Sources, the data retrieved is based on your permissions. 
  • In a business process record, you can link mail records from different folders of Project Mailbox.
  • The Manage Views dialog, in all Unifier, has been revamped to improve user interaction.
  • In the Document Manager Log, tabs have been refined.
  • In the business process log, the Edit Permissions and Transfer Ownership dialogs have been enhanced.
  • When adding comments in the record or line items in tabs, Unifier displays an alert for the unsaved changes.
  • Redesign of business process forms has been extended to:
    -Document type Without Folder Structure business process
    -Request for Bid (RFB) type business process
  • Earned Value Management
    -Define rates in resource currency.
    -Differentiate between custom data imported by way of CSV file and data integrated from P6 in the Performance Percentage Completion sheet.
    -Earned Value Analysis data structure tables are now available in the ER Views node in the Company Workspace Admin mode.
  • The View User Profile dialog, accessed from a user picker with multiple users, has been enhanced.
  • The Unifier user interface (the top navigation) has been rearranged. 
  • Type Ahead feature has been introduced in pickers. 
  • Unifier includes the uploaded profile picture before the user name in the User Picker and in the Users section of the User and Group Picker.
  • Review documents in the Documents log in the same way as in business process logs.
  • Integration user type has been introduced to execute REST integration services for modules.

Unifier Mobile Browser (/m) has been deprecated.

18.1

Unifier’s Home Landing Page has been revamped with interactive tiles and charts, and statistical information about tasks.

18.1

Business Process enhancements: Creation of new records: Upper Form - Creation of new records: Line Items - Ability to toggle between old and new business process form views. This enhancement applies to the Development and Testing environments, only.

18.1

Enhanced Single Record Business Process Log.

18.1

Configure the runtime list of default business process log views per business process.

18.1

WBS label is changed to CBS across Unifier.

18.1

uMail is renamed to Mailbox in all locations.

18.1

The Notifications log is redesigned similar to the Tasks log.

18.1

All login screens of the Unifier application have been modified with a standard look and feel.

18.1

View replies from external users in the Project Mailbox.

18.1

Choose to display project/shell name or number in the navigation tabs.

18.1

Customize the Total row of the grid in Payment Applications and Summary Payment Applications to accurately reflect its values at runtime.

18.1

Synchronizations are available in Unifier Gateway node to import P6 activities into Unifier Shell.

18.1

Unifier Analytics now supports cost code attributes, tab ID, and pickers.

18.1

The display of monthly actuals in Portfolio Manager has been extended to derived curves, multiple forecast curves, linked/unlinked projects, and yearly plans.

18.1

Configure Portfolio Manager to send notifications to users and groups when a scenario is shared or approved.

18.1

Keep the current session active in Unifier.

18.1

Document Management (DM) enhancements: Availability of advanced search functionality. - Ability to add frequently visited documents and folders to Favorites - Ability to use templates to update DM changes in shells of the same type. - The interface of the Documents template of a shell template has been modified for better usability. - Ability to sort columns in the log regardless of the number of pages. - Ability to switch between grid and tile view of the log layout. - Ability to use the enhanced methods to create, view and manage shortcuts in the Document Manager.

18.1

SPA Enhancement: Overpayment in Summary Payment Applications SOV
Starting Unifier release 18.2, you can now overpay on line items of the Summary Payment Applications business process.

18.2

SPA Enhancement: Update Existing Previous Payment Calculations
You can override the existing hardcoded calculation on the Previous Amount (uuu_spa_prev_amt) field by selecting a custom data element -- for example, Amount This Period on the standard detail form of the Summary Payment Applications business process.

18.2

SPA Enhancement: Summary Row Totals
The Summary Row Totals enhancement applies to a Payment Applications business process with reference to a Contracts business process of Summary Payment Applications SOV type.

18.2

Web Services Integration: getSOV for Summary Payment Applications
You can now run the Webservice getSOV call to get SOV details of a contract of Summary Payment Applications SOV type.

18.2

Business Process: Redesign for Simple and Line Item – Phase 2
In the Attachments tab, Browse (My Computer in earlier versions), and Document Manager (Unifier Folders in earlier versions) are now available as Attach dropdown options.

18.2

Business Process: Linked Mails Tab
When maximized, the Linked Mails tab of a BP form is divided into left and right sections. The left section displays the grid, and the right displays the functions, content and attachments of the selected mail.

18.2

Business Process: Enhanced log UI in Query Based Tabs
Query based tabs in BP forms have a new look with some additional functionality.

18.2

Business Process: Calendar Enabled Objects
Calendar-enabled simple and line item business processes now support the new form UI.

18.2

Business Process: Master Vendor Business Process
The enhanced form UI has also been extended to the Master Vendors BP.

18.2

Business Process: Line Item Consolidation – Phase 2
The bottom line item section in line item business processes have been further enhanced.

18.2

Business Process Form: Picker and Manual Entry fields
In picker fields, click X to clear out the selected values.

18.2

Business Process: Picker UI Changes
Picker styles have been modified.

18.2

Business Process: Task Assignee Filter Enhancements
In workflow business processes, match the assignee filter results against AND, as well as OR, conditions.

18.2

Business Process: Filter Cc Assignees in a Workflow
Define filter conditions on Cc assignees in a workflow step regardless whether they are pre-assigned or user-select.

18.2

Document Manager: Enhanced Move Functionality
Move a file or folder in the Document Manager using the enhanced Move functionality. Use Move from the gear menu to move a single folder or file; use Move from the Actions menu to move multiple items. In previous versions, the move would be aborted if a file or folder with the same name existed in the destination folder, and the user is prompted to keep both files or revise with this enhancement.

18.2

System Jobs Enhancements: Company administrators can access system jobs data and modify the time zone to trigger jobs.

18.2

Unifier Mobile Application for iOS
Support for user-based locale and region formatting. The app is fully supported in the following twelve languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish. - Users can now choose to work in the timezone of their device or the Unifier server when working from different locations. - Copy BP records and line items with or without attachments. - Support for split screen display on iPads. - Easily search the Documents hierarchy for files and folders. - When routing workflow records, expand and select users from the task assignee group as the next step assignees. - Support for conditional filtering of step assignees as per the workflow design.

18.2

Unifier Mobile Application for Android
Support for user-based locale and region formatting. The app is fully supported in the following twelve languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish. - Users can now choose to work in the timezone of their device or the Unifier server when working from different locations. - Access, view, and save all Company and Project-level documents from the Documents tile on the Home screen. - Easily search the Documents hierarchy for files and folders. - When routing workflow records, expand and select users from the task assignee group as the next step assignees. - Support for conditional filtering of step assignees as per the workflow design. - Support for Text type BPs. - View the geo-location of projects and business process records.

18.2

Create custom financial periods to provide more flexibility in budget forecast and analysis.

18.3

Create folder, document, and log attribute forms for different projects to capture different metadata.

18.3

Create multiple log views in Administration mode for use in Document Manager.

18.3

Use the Preview gear menu option to preview files in different formats in the Attachments tab of redesigned business process forms.

18.3

At runtime, use the new Add to Group record property to group line items in categories.

18.3

New system-defined Portal landing page minimizes customization using HTML.

18.3

Unifier now supports the asynchronous upload of folders and files into Document Manager, allowing you to perform other operations in the application while the upload continues in the background.

18.3

Create workflow BP templates and records from templates using updated user interface and interactions.

18.3

Company administrators can see a combined license count and usage for company and partner users (labeled as standard users in terms of license) on the License Manager landing page.

18.3

The Summary Totals behavior now supports data elements uuu_spa_amt_tp (Amount this Period) and uuu_spa_qty_tp (Quantity this Period) when "Total the Cost Breakdown values to the line item" option is selected in uDesigner.

18.3

Right-side tabs in a BP form are enhanced: Attachments tab - Comments tab - Linked Records tab - Linked Mail tab

18.3

Portfolio Manager scenarios now display derived curves and monthly actuals from project cash flow.

18.3

View the new business process form design when creating records in the Document Manager.

18.3

Business process log and form UI enhancements are extended to support the Project/Shell Creation business process type.

18.3

Preferences available in the username list on the top navigation bar has been modernized.

18.3

Managing Personally Identifiable Information
Features have been added to Primavera Unifier that enable you to manage personally identifiable information (PII), including creating consent notices, auditing consent status, and controlling access to Unifier.

18.4

Rename a document in Document Manager (or Unpublished Documents), if the Name field (uuu_dm_node_name) in the document attribute form design has been changed from Read-Only to Editable (Required).

18.4

Restore a file in Document Manager to an older version along with comments and references associated with it.

18.4

In the Tasks and Business Process logs, drag and drop log views in the Manage Views dialog to quickly reorder them, instead of using the Move Up/Move Down gear menu options.

18.4

Dock the floating Search dialog to the right or the bottom of the log page using the toggle Dock Right/Dock Bottom icon.

18.4

View a graphical representation of the relationships of the base record with reference and linked records in the Referenced Records tab of a business process record.

18.4

CSV and Webservices now support the grouping of line items.

18.4

Cost business processes of sub-type, Line Item with CBS codes, and classification, Generic, and Transfer display the enhanced form interface.

18.4

View the enhanced interface in CBS Picker, Transaction Currency Picker, Work Package Picker, BPO Picker, and BPO Line Item Picker in cost business processes.

18.4

Use the toggle Collapse / Expand All Groups icon to collapse or expand line item groups in a business process form’s detail tab.

18.4

The support for financial periods is extended to Cash Flow by CBS, Summary CBS, and Commitment detail levels.

18.4

Introducing Earned Value Analysis module using schedule data, activities, and rates imported from P6 via Gateway to calculate earned value and related measures for a project – planned value, actual cost, variances, performance indices, and at completion values.

18.5

On the License Manager landing page, view an Earned Value Management block with gauge charts indicating license terms, current usage, and overage.

18.5

Create and run user-defined reports using permission-based data sources.

18.5

The referencing BP data-picker on the destination record displays a hyperlink pointing to the source record when a business process record is auto-created by way of a BP Creator, in the source record.

18.5

Project Mailbox has been converted to a parent node with Inbox as a child node. Additional email addresses you provide are available as folders below the default Inbox.

18.5

Schedule publishing of Unifier data to OBIEE is now every 4, 6, 8, or 12 hours.

18.5

Access to Consent Notice child nodes – User Consent and Bidder Consent – is now controlled by permissions. Modify and View permissions are available for each node in Access Control and other permission-related modules and templates.

18.5

Set permissions to control who can see company-wide business process data in Primavera Analytics. In Unifier, additional User Mode Access permissions are added to Company Workspace/Non-navigational Nodes/Analytics: View All Records; View All Company Records; and View All Shell Records.

18.5

In the Document Manager node, the redesigned Unpublished Documents folder displays similar layout and behavior as the Documents folder. You can expand or collapse all folders in Document Manager or all sub-folders at the same time.

18.5

Update attributes for already-published documents when the corresponding matching fields are updated in the related business process record. Updates occur when a record moves through the workflow, or when Submit is clicked in a non-workflow business process record based on design.

18.5

The Manage Views dialog in the Documents log has been enhanced like Tasks and business process logs. Drag and drop views to quickly reorder them, or move them to the Visible Views, Hidden Views, or Views Marked for Deletion section.

18.5

View the enhanced interface in Fund Detail, SOV Picker, Commit Picker, and Commit Line Item Picker in cost business processes.

18.5

Business process form redesign has been extended to the following additional cost business process types: Line Items with Fund Code: Generic, Transfer - Line Items with both CBS and Fund Codes: Generic, Transfer - Line Items with CBS Code:  Base Commit (SOV type - General Spends), Change Commit (SOV type - General Spends), General Spends

18.5

In the Reference Records tab of a business process record, you can specify the number of referenced records to be displayed per node.

18.5

Company Workspace landing page has been enhanced by including hyperlinks for company information and enabling access to the company-level business process, tasks, and notification logs.

18.6

Unifier informs users about the use of session cookies in the application. The notification is displayed in a banner on the top of the Unifier page.

18.6

Upload (or drag-and-drop) a profile picture in the General tab of the User Preferences dialog to personalize the top navigation bar and user profile dialog.

18.6

You can add or modify partner users by using a CSV file. You can Export Structure to download the template as CSV. You can import the modified structure template, similar to importing company users.

18.6

Auto-fill Percentage Complete in Summary Payment Applications.

18.6

The Condition list in the Add Query Condition dialog provides the options of Exists or Does not exist to enable you to configure the query conditions for string attributes of a data picker.

18.6

User restrictions for viewing, or editing, cost sheet columns have been reduced.

18.6

The cost sheet rules to include the pending positive values (in the limit expression and the pending negative values in the data expression calculations of the Rules engine have been reduced.

18.6

Earned Value Management Enhancements
Master Rate Sheet: During synchronization, the Master Rate Sheet now captures Resource type (Material, Labor, Non-Labor, etc.) from P6.
Activity Sheet: On the Actions Menu of the Activity Sheet, use Assign CBS to assign a cost code to multiple activities (and their assignments).
Activity Picker: Use the Activity Picker in BP forms to select activities from multiple P6 projects in the Activity Sheet.
Performance Percentage Completion Sheet: Update data dates and corresponding percent complete values in the Performance Percentage Complete Sheet.

18.6

Several company-level cost business processes display the redesigned user interface.

18.6

Report on user type (uuu_user_type) via User-Defined Reports (UDR) and System Reports.

18.6

Generic Cost Attributes Picker, Commitment Summary Line Item Picker, Account Code Picker, and Seasonal Dates Picker are now equipped with the modernized user interface, consistent with other pickers.

18.6

Tasks, Drafts, Notifications, and all Mailbox logs have been provided with the enhanced Manage Views dialog.

18.6

The Attachments tab in a redesigned business process form has been further enhanced when previewing or reviewing an attachment.

18.6

Unifier 18.4 iOS Mobile App
-Consent notices and cookies notification to improve data privacy.
-Honoring of User Type when accessed via app.
-Usability improvements to support scanning bar codes in low light conditions and easier configuration of BP tiles.

18.4

Integration user type has been introduced to execute REST integration services for modules.

18.7

Review documents in the Documents log in the same way as in business process logs.

18.7

Unifier includes the uploaded profile picture before the user name in the User Picker and in the Users section of the User and Group Picker.

18.7

Type Ahead feature has been introduced in pickers.

18.7

The Unifier user interface (the top navigation) has been rearranged.

18.7

The View User Profile dialog, accessed from a user picker with multiple users, has been enhanced.

18.7

Earned Value Management
-Define rates in resource currency.
-Differentiate between custom data imported by way of CSV file and data integrated from P6 in the Performance Percentage Completion sheet.
-Earned Value Analysis data structure tables are now available in the ER Views node in the Company Workspace Admin mode.

18.7

Redesign of business process forms has been extended to:
-Document type Without Folder Structure business process
-Request for Bid (RFB) type business process

18.7

When adding comments in the record or line items in tabs, Unifier displays an alert for the unsaved changes.

18.7

In the business process log, the Edit Permissions and Transfer Ownership dialogs have been enhanced.

18.7

In the Document Manager Log, tabs have been refined.

18.7

The Manage Views dialog, in all Unifier, has been revamped to improve user interaction.

18.7

In a business process record, you can link mail records from different folders of Project Mailbox.

18.7

When you run a user-defined report (UDR) using Document Manager Data Sources, the data retrieved is based on your permissions.

18.7

When configured, both summary and costed lines of a Summary Payment Applications record are auto-populated from corresponding fields of the source Base Commits.

18.7

Cloud administrators can inform Unifier end-users about scheduled maintenance and outages for Unifier servers hosted in the cloud.

18.7

Starting with Unifier 18.8, Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) is no longer supported.

18.8

The shell landing page (My Dashboard) has a new look with improved usability. The Summary tab displays three standard tiles – Tasks, Notifications, and Mail with items requiring your attention, and three standard blocks – Image, Details, and Links.

18.8

Configuration Installation Files will be replaced with Configuration Packages, and the released Base Configuration Packages will be available on My Oracle Support:
- Project Controls
- Facilities and Asset Management
- Combined Package (Project Controls and Facilities and Asset Management)
Note: This setup does not apply to existing customers.

18.8

Business process forms of the following types have redesigned UI.
- Document with Folder Structure
- Lease log
- Preventive Maintenance

18.8

Change User Defined Report (UDR) owner: The owners and users who have full access permission can now change the UDR owner’s and user’s name.

18.8

Document Manager enhancements
- Folder and Document Properties
- Document Logs (Standard View)
- Folder and Document Attributes

18.8

Earned Value enhancements
- Earned Value Analysis log has new toolbar options
- Activity Sheet

18.8

Space Manager has a modernized user interface.

18.8

Exchange Rates with effective dates in the past are now available.

18.8

Schedule Manager: Disable automatic re-scheduling within Unifier Schedule and integrate Activities (with their dependencies) with the same schedule that exists in P6 and MPP. Also, you can manually schedule activities in Unifier Schedule Sheet.

18.8