PPM 14.3 Generic Patch available to resolve reported issues

Document ID : KB000032920
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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We recommend customers with CA PPM 14.3.0 implementations to install the current Generic Patch if they are interested in obtaining resolutions to the issues identified below. You can download your copy the current patch from CA Support Online https://support.ca.com/ with your CA PPM product download. If you are SaaS customer, please contact CA Support to request the patch application to your instance.


Patches are intended to be timely fixes and are not fully regression or integration tested, and are only tested against the issues listed below. CA feels confident that this patch will resolve the addressed problems, but customers should be aware that a patch could have adverse side effects to the function of their CA PPM application. Customers should not apply patches directly to production systems without first verifying in a test environment. If any issues arise in the installation or use of this patch, please contact CA Support.

A list of the fixes resolved with this Generic Patch can be found in the 'Readme' documentation included in the 'jar' file.  The Readme' file attached to this article may include updated details that may not be reflected within the 'Readme' file included in the 'jar' package.  Refer to this attachment for any updates.

Version/Build: 07 (
Documentation:   README
On Premise General Availability : May 25th, 2016
SaaS Service Availability : Available soon. Contact SaaS Operations Team for exact date
Please be sure to read the 'SPECIAL INSTRUCTION' section within the README file for important information.  

After applying the patch, remember to download and install updated client applications such as connectors for the schedulers, XOG or other client applications.

The installation of any patch may impact Studio Views.  Please be sure to implement in a non-production environment and test the impact on the views you have configured in Studio.


Cumulative Resolved Issues

Resolved Issues in This Release:   

CLRT-80110: Jaspersoft: Remove empty user folders as part of Create and update Jasper Users
CLRT-80183: Xog Performance while updating a Project
CLRT-80217: PRESTSUM calculated wrong in Task assignment
CLRT-80230: SKIP Level argument in XOG ignores the custom information
CLRT-79316:  DWH: Calendar changes causes Capacity reporting hours to go missing
CLRT-80008: Resource Allocations and Assignments report - 'Assignments' row is not exported to excel for some or all investments (TEC1677496)
CLRT-79504: Cost Plan, Benefit Plan, or Budget Plan TSV cells do not align with label key column
CLRT-80153: Data Warehouse: Enabled custom/OOTB Object with a large amount of instances crashes the BG server with OutOfMemory error when updating Jaspersoft Domains
CLRT-79232: Wrong Value of Task Finish Variance
CLRT-77380: In OWB, unable to edit notes you created for tasks (TEC1306084)
CLRT-79690: Not all notifications will correctly link to the External URL in the properties.xml file. The external URL resolution is required for SaaS customers using Federated SSO
CLRT-78800: Deactivated values of the NOTIFICATION_TYPE lookup remain visible on the notifications settings page
CLRT-79490: Delete the cost plan marked as plan of record (with no other cost plans in place), the total amount in the financial subpage is greater than zero
CLRT-79242: Increasing project object custom attribute's string length causes Load Data Warehouse job to fail with error "Couldn't execute SQL: MERGE INTO DWH_INV_PROJECT TGT"
CLRT-79557: Data Warehouse Attribute with Data Type URL will always get added to DWH with default length = 255, which fails Load DWH job if value is >255 (TEC1484877)
CLRT-79697: Load Data Warehouse fails with error "cannot insert NULL into "DWH_CMN_MV_LOOKUP"."LOOKUP_VALUE_KEY") (TEC1791406)
CLRT-78820: PMO upgrade/install causes issues with Load Data Warehouse job when customized DWH Required OOTB attributes could not be updated
CLRT-79485: Adding a Static Lookup attribute to an object such as Department fails the Load Data Warehouse job with error message ORA-00904: "LAST_UPDATED_DATE": invalid identifier (TEC1040847)
CLRT-79130: PRTASK.PRWBSLEVEL should not be NULLABLE: causing Load Data Warehouse job to fail on DWH_INV_TASK insert (TEC1011943)
CLRT-79628: Data Warehouse: PPM.PRJ_OBS_ASSOCIATIONS allows for duplicates on record_id and unit_id and PPM_DWH.DWH_INV_OBS_MAPPING does not
CLRT-79354: MSSQL Data Warehouse Stored Procedures has DBLINK hardcoded as parameter default
CLRT-80368: Securability Issue
CLRT-80319: Securability Issue
Resolved Issues in Prior Releases:
CLRT-78953: Performance issue - Project/Idea properties page taking more time
CLRT-77362: MSSQL: Instance rights query runs for too long and does not return any data, causing DWH_INV_SECURITY_V to return 0 rows
CLRT-80118: Securability fix
CLRT-80117: Securability fix
CLRT-79989: Securability fix 
CLRT-79477: Securability fix
CLRT-80116: Securability fix
CLRT-80089: Securability fix
CLRT-80115: Securability fix
CLRT-79844: Not everything in the reports in Jaspersoft Advanced Reporting are translated to other languages, some data is in English (language translation problem)
CLRT-79927 : App service cannot be reached, Could not retrieve a valid tenant message thrown in logs (TEC1241682
CLRT-79642 : CA PPM does not allow username with forward slash when integrated with AD/LDAP (TEC1340142
CLRT-79588 : When a milestone is changed to Task from OWB and then again changed back to Milestone from CA PPM UI, the Finish date of the Milestone appears earlier than Start Date as it gets set to midnight (TEC1272182
CLRT-79497 : Object instance XOG read in 14.2 when there are 3 layer objects involved with virtual attribute with Referenced Item Master Object (TEC1760351
CLRT-79475 : Some uppercase characters causes Resource Name to appear blank in MSP (TEC1343782
** NOTE ** this fix requires a re-installation of the MSP Interface (not Schedule Connect) 
CLRT-79418 : The "Project - Enable Financial" access right allows a user to inline edit and save changes to the tasks even if he does not have any task editing access right (TEC1856175
CLRT-79355 : Load Data Warehouse performance on large datasets is slow (TEC1996475
CLRT-79236 : Portlet based on Task object not implementing Security 
CLRT-79219 : Pending ETC column displays zero in OWB Status Update View (TEC1209641
CLRT-79077 : Load Data warehouse Access Rights job fills up TEMP tablespace for large dataset (TEC1242746
CLRT-78878 : Users cannot navigate back to CA PPM correctly from Jaspersoft reports by clicking on hyperlinks in the report (TEC1563189
CLRT-78312 : Every project external dependency is deleted when trying to save the project plan in OWB if a partial-subproject task has been deleted in CA PPM while the master is open (TEC1016206
CLRT-79397 : 'SSL is used but processed externally' setting in the CSA breaks the ability to run a report in Advanced Reporting (TEC1021234)
CLRT-79496 : Updating start and/or finish date of proxy task does not update the parent start and/or finish date(s) (TEC1555501)
CLRT-79214 : Performance with Jaspersoft against large data set (TEC1006997)
CLRT-78908 : Inconsistent Y Axis of Chart Portlet when a minimum and maximum value of the Y axis is set (TEC1481463)
CLRT-78444 : Advanced Reporting shows dates in US format despite all users having their locale set to UK format (TEC1045744)
CLRT-79389 : Change to the Transfer Assignments dialog where we will change the check box "Keep Baselines" to be checked by default (TEC1537306)
CLRT-79149 : Adjust Button Not available in the Timesheet when the project is closed for time entry
CLRT-79059 : Creating new baselines can fail if multiple external dependencies point to the same task (TEC1860187)
CLRT-79058 : Time-phased percentages for availability is incorrect when in the context of a master and the resource is on multiple subs (TEC1966305)
CLRT-79057 : Actual Thru Date in OWB is one day later than CA PPM (TEC1169472)
CLRT-77207 : OWB - Auto schedule ignores the resource availability when using priorities (TEC1773667)
CLRT-79194 : PPM 14.3 Process Escalation Tab Error - 401 Unauthorized (TEC1207982)
CLRT-79118 : FireFox v41 and higher causes some PPM URLs to work incorrectly (TEC1040434)
CLRT-79064 : Firefox javascript error when filtering tasks under "Add task" in a Timesheet (TEC1381667)
CLRT-78948 : Department Resource Filter: Error 500 - Internal Server Error. The server could not retrieve the document due to server-configuration or other technical problems. Contact your site administrator (TEC1430376)
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