Error: "Remaining Start Cannot be Null." or "Field StartDate May Not be Set to Null." When Importing Primavera XML (Doc ID 2027644.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

P6 Professional client fails to import Primavera P6 XML file and gives the following error message:

P6 Professional client's P6 XML import log file output:

com.primavera.PrimaveraException:
Errors located:
RemainingStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null.
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.d(ImportExportAction.java:370)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.b(ImportExportAction.java:190)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(ImportExportMain.java:36)

P6 web fails to import Primavera P6 XML file and gives the following error message:

P6 web's P6 XML import log file output:

SEVERE: Field StartDate may not be set to null.
com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporterException: Field StartDate may not be set to null

Cause

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