Error: "Failed to Load Type for Module CommandLineModule ... Object reference not set to an instance of an object." When Importing Microsoft Project (MSP) XML in P6 Professional (SQLite Database)

(Doc ID 2109939.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.9.0 [Release 8.4]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.4.0.0 to 8.4.9.0 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Primavera P6 PPM connected to a SQLite Database.

When attempting to import MSP XML Project into P6 the process completes with errors but no project is imported. In log the following error occurs.

ERROR

Microsoft.Practices.Prism.Modularity.ModuleInitializeException: An exception occurred while initializing module 'CommandLineModule'.
  - The exception message was: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  - The Assembly that the module was trying to be loaded from was:Primavera.Mercury.CommandLineModule, Version=8.4.0.11214, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null
  Check the InnerException property of the exception for more information. If the exception occurred while creating an object in a DI container, you can exception.GetRootException() to help locate the root cause of the problem.
  ---> System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  at Primavera.Mercury.Importer.ImportCleaner.CleanupActivities(EntityContext sourceContext)
  at Primavera.Mercury.Importer.ImportCleaner.CleanSourceContext(EntityContext sourceContext, IVenusDataServiceContext targetContext, ILoggerFacade logger, ImportProjectSettings importProjectSettings, Dictionary`2 initialKeyDictionary)
  at Primavera.Mercury.CommandLineModule.ExecuteImportExport.DoImport()
  at Primavera.Mercury.CommandLineModule.ExecuteImportExport.Execute()
  at Primavera.Mercury.CommandLineModule.CommandLineModule.Initialize()
  at Microsoft.Practices.Prism.Modularity.ModuleInitializer.Initialize(ModuleInfo moduleInfo)
  --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
Failed to load type for module CommandLineModule.
Error was: An exception occurred while initializing module 'CommandLineModule'.
  - The exception message was: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  - The Assembly that the module was trying to be loaded from was:Primavera.Mercury.CommandLineModule, Version=8.4.0.11214, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null
  Check the InnerException property of the exception for more information. If the exception occurred while creating an object in a DI container, you can exception.GetRootException() to help locate the root cause of the problem.

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