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Error: "XML File Schema Validation Failed. Please Select A Valid File." When Attempting to Import an XML File (Doc ID 2312914.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version to [Release 15.2]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version to [Release 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This XSD Validation is already removed in higher version of releases like 16.1.X & 17.X . However, it is not removed in 15.2.X releases.
So Dev will have to remove the XSD validation in order to fix this issue.


When attempting to Import an XML file, the following error occurs and prevents users from importing XML files.

XML file schema validation failed.  Please select a valid file.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps

  1. Launch P6 web.
  2. Projects Tab.
  3. Import Tab
  4. Select File with Browse...
  5. Receive popup error: "<$filename>.xml XML file schema validation failed.  Please select a valid file"


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