Ability to Import MSP XML is Not Available in the Professional Client (Doc ID 2064857.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 to 15.2.0.0 [Release 8.3 to 15.2]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 to 15.2.0.0 [Release 7.0 to 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : P6 Pro 8.3.6.0 version, P6 Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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XML is not an available option for the Microsoft Project import even though the user has the Import XML privilege.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Users with the Import XML privilege should be able to import Microsoft Project XML files.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to P6 client
2. File>Import
3. Choose Microsoft Project and see only MPP and MPX options, but not XML.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot import any Microsoft Project XML files.

Cause

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