"SEVERE: Errors located:RemainingEarlyStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null" When Importing a Microsoft XML File. (Doc ID 2247739.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.2.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After exporting <projectname>.xml as Microsoft Project XML, then importing as Microsoft XML, the following error is received:

ERROR

SEVERE: Errors located:RemainingEarlyStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null.
com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporterException: Errors located:RemainingEarlyStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null.
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.d.a(PersistenceProviderImpl.java:124)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.b.a(DefaultProcessor.java:726)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:693)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:283)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:203)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:98)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.createNewProject(XMLImporter.java:529)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.a(ImportExportAction.java:664)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.f(ImportExportAction.java:580)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.b(ImportExportAction.java:262)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(ImportExportMain.java:36)
Original Exception:
com.primavera.bo.base.BOFieldException: Errors located:RemainingEarlyStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null.
at com.primavera.bo.base.BOFieldException.addFieldError(BOFieldException.java:264)
at com.primavera.bo.rules.update.ActivityUE.R(ActivityUE.java:4073)
at com.primavera.bo.rules.update.ActivityUE.performFieldValidationRow(ActivityUE.java:1377)
at com.primavera.bo.base.y.performFieldValidationRow(UpdateEngineImpl.java:1029)
at com.primavera.bo.base.CreateEngineImpl.create(CreateEngineImpl.java:173)
at com.primavera.bo.base.CreateEngineImpl.createBatch(CreateEngineImpl.java:145)
at com.primavera.bo.remotable.ReqMgr.createObjectsWithWbsContext(ReqMgr.java:937)
at com.primavera.bo.remotable.ReqMgr.createObjects(ReqMgr.java:724)
at com.primavera.bo.remotable.qproxy.ReqMgr.createObjects(ReqMgr.java:598)
at com.primavera.bo.DBReqMgr.createObjects(DBReqMgr.java:119)
at com.primavera.integration.server.mediator.BusinessObjectMediator.create(BusinessObjectMediator.java:218)
at com.primavera.integration.server.mediator.d.create(ActivityMediator.java:161)
at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacadeBOMgr.create(ServerFacadeBOMgr.java:264)
at com.primavera.integration.server.ServerFacade.create(ServerFacade.java:11)
at com.primavera.integration.client.LocalSession.a(LocalSession.java:303)
at com.primavera.integration.client.b.a(BOBase.java:357)
at com.primavera.integration.client.BOHelperBase.a(BOHelperBase.java:46)
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.helper.ActivityHelper.a(ActivityHelper.java:1304)
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.BOHelperImpl.create(BOHelperImpl.java:2065)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.d.a(PersistenceProviderImpl.java:228)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.d.b(PersistenceProviderImpl.java:135)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.d.a(PersistenceProviderImpl.java:116)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.b.a(DefaultProcessor.java:726)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:693)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:283)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:203)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:98)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.createNewProject(XMLImporter.java:529)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.a(ImportExportAction.java:664)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.f(ImportExportAction.java:580)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.b(ImportExportAction.java:262)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(ImportExportMain.java:36)

ADDITIONAL

This error is project specific.

STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will by performing the steps below:

1.  Export <projectname>.xml as Microsoft Project XML.
2.  Import the above file as Microsoft XML.
3.  Observe the reported error.

BUSINESS IMPACT

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the user cannot import the XML file.

Cause

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