Microsoft Project Publish Maps Custom Subclass To Default Subclass In Agile PLM (Doc ID 1080936.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Product Portfolio Management - Version 9.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

When attempting to add custom gate subclass (i.e. milestones) via Microsoft Project (MSP) in Agile PLM it is being mapped to out-of-box gate class which is disabled and the following error occurs.

--Error:
New milestone for test is created with invalid type (Empty or disabled subclass). Only enabled subclasses are allowed

--Expected Behavior:
To be able to add new enabled subclasses via MSP and not error out saying it is a not allowed

--What is working:
Able to create custom subclass object in Agile UI.


--Steps:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps.
1. Login to Java Client as admin, and do the following configuration:
- Disable out-of-box subclass gate.
- Enable custom gate subclass milestone
2. Create a basic Project
3. Export to Microsoft Project
4. On Microsoft Project, create a new line for custom subclass milestone and set day as 0
5. Use Microsoft Publish to import activities and milestone for that project
6. Get failure to import milestone

-- Business Impact
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create custom subclass object via Microsoft Project

Cause

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