Activity Type Changes To Task Dependent After Running EBS To P6 Gateway Synchronization (Doc ID 2288300.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera Gateway - Version 16.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 16.1.4.0 version, Providers

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When synchronizing data to P6 that was previously synchronized to eBS, all activity types change to task dependent.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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For the activity type to remain unchanged between systems.

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

1. Create 4 activities each with different types: Task Dependent, Start Milestone, Finish Milestone, and WBS Summary.
2. Synchronize data from P6 to eBS using Gateway.
3. Synchronize data from eBS to P6 using Gateway.
4. Note all activities are now Task Dependent.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:

Due to this issue, activity type is always lost when synchronizing activities from EBS to P6.

Cause

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