MSP XML File Import Fails With Error Message "Field PlannedFinishDate May Not Be Set To Null" (Doc ID 2274733.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to import an MS project XML file exported previously from P6,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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SEVERE: Field PlannedFinishDate may not be set to null. For XML Element ID/UID : 5
com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporterException: Field PlannedFinishDate may not be set to null. For XML Element ID/UID : 5
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.importObject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.createNewProject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.createNewProject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.b(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.doImport(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportWorker.execute(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.infr.threadpool.ThreadPoolImpl.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)
Caused by: com.primavera.integration.client.bo.InvalidValueException: Field PlannedFinishDate may not be set to null.
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.BusinessObject.setNull(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.BOHelperImpl.setValue(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.io.converter.DefaultConverter.toBusinessObject(Unknown Source)
... 13 more
Original Exception:
com.primavera.integration.client.bo.InvalidValueException: Field PlannedFinishDate may not be set to null.
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.BusinessObject.setNull(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.bo.BOHelperImpl.setValue(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.io.converter.DefaultConverter.toBusinessObject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.DefaultProcessor.importObject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.createNewProject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.createNewProject(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.b(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.doImport(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportWorker.execute(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.infr.threadpool.ThreadPoolImpl.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)




STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to P6 web access.
2. Try to import an MS project XML file exported previously.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot import MS project XML file exported previously.

Cause

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