Baseline Function Does not Work as Intended When Using a UDF. (Doc ID 2271874.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On: 16.1.6.0 Version, P6 Enterprise EPPM, and PPM.

When attempting to update a baseline with a UDF (User Defined Fields), the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Job failed: Error Log showing: SEVERE ----- Field "Text" in UDF Value may not be set to null.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log into P6 application
  2. Open project
  3. Navigate to Project tab>Maintain baseline
  4. Select the baseline>Update baseline
  5. Job fails with error


BUSINESS IMPACT
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Due to this issue, users cannot update baseline.

Cause

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