Copy and Paste Two Projects With External Relationships Do Not Remain Intact (Doc ID 2196711.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.7.1 to 15.2.11.0 [Release 15.2]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.7.1 to 15.2.11.0 [Release 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When copying & pasting two Projects that have External Relationships between each other with the 'only between copied Activities' enabled breaks the External Relationships with each other in EPPM databases. With PPM databases, the external links remain intact.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When copying and pasting a Projects External Relationships should remain intact.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into P6 client.
2. Navigate to Enterprise, Projects.
3. Select two Projects with External Relationships with each other and copy.
4. Paste the Project.
5. Open newly created Project.
6. Navigate to Activities view.
7. Notice External Relationships are gone.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot copy Projects with External Relationships.

Cause

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