Deltek Cobra Integration Warning [Warning]Invalid budget class ‘Budget’ for ‘2.3.3’, ID ‘3.3.3’ Explanation: Do you get this error message [Warning]Invalid budget class ‘Budget’ for ‘2.3.3’, ID ‘3.3.3’? This rather obscure warning is typically found in the Deltek Cobra integration log when a resource has been assigned incorrectly to a Control Account that has no Work […]
If you ever get a warning like the one below during a Microsoft Project or P6 to Deltek Cobra 5.0 baseline integration, don’t let it drive you crazy. There’s an easy solution, if you know where to look. The warning usually goes something like this: [Warning]Finish date for budget resource Engineer (04/25/2012) after finish date […]
Before running reports in Deltek Cobra, open and then close the project you wish to report on. Deltek Cobra will then display the last project opened in the File: field of the reporting wizard. This will save you having to keep selecting the project for every report you need to run. This Deltek Cobra tip […]
It’s always exciting when something new releases from the Deltek production team, so I was looking forward to installing and testing the latest point release of Cobra, namely version 5.1.
This warning appears for several reasons, but basically Cobra is telling you that it can’t construct the total cost of a resource assignment. It usually means there’s a problem within the rate file, but can in some less common
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve run into some goofy errors, one of which had me on the ropes for a couple of days. It turns out that certain words and certain characters can create issues that will generate some perplexing warnings at the time of integration.
On April 21st Deltek announced the release of a new version of Cobra, Deltek Cobra version 5.1. Deltek Cobra version 5.1 boasts over 150 product enhancements and improvements based upon the feedback they have received since the initial 5.0 release. I look forward to testing Deltek Cobra 5.1 and will be publishing a full Cobra […]
One thing to look out for when building a CSV file for resource loading is the presence of trailing spaces. Nasty little things when it comes to loading your ancillary file data into Deltek Cobra. A trailing space is the invisible killer of resource calculation files; as I’ve discovered recently.
Today, I finally got my finger out, and learned how to code a couple of simple macros that have saved me (and therefore my customer) hours
Deltek Cobra – Error updating RTD file: Sometimes you get one of those errors that you’ve never seen before and for all manner of reasons, the cause takes all day to track down. Try this one for size: [Error]Error updating RTD file:|Error: Connectivity error: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Cannot insert duplicate key row in object […]