Error: "Failed Invoking Update Baseline" When Running Update Baseline.

(Doc ID 2340819.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to Update Baseline, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Dec-13-2017 10:42:16 439, ACDT PrmThread-30 ERROR DB Id: 1 com.primavera.updatebaseline.UpdateBaselineJobService ?:? Failed invoking update Baseline
java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.LogMessage.(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.LogMessage.(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceDetailedResultsImpl.addMessage(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.updatebaseline.JobServiceLogHandler.publish(Unknown Source)
  at java.util.logging.Logger.log(Logger.java:738)
  at java.util.logging.Logger.doLog(Logger.java:765)
  at java.util.logging.Logger.log(Logger.java:788)
  at com.primavera.integration.app.updatebaseline.util.UpdateBaselineLogger.logMessage(UpdateBaselineLogger.java:32)
  at com.primavera.integration.app.updatebaseline.UpdateBaseline.executeUpdateBaseline(UpdateBaseline.java:592)
  at com.primavera.integration.app.updatebaseline.UpdateBaseline.updateBaseline(UpdateBaseline.java:262)
  at com.primavera.updatebaseline.UpdateBaselineJobService.runJob(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.c(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.a(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.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.
2. Open a Project and navigate to the Activities page.
3. Click Actions, choose "Update Baseline".
4. Update Baseline and check job status.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot Update Baseline successfully.

Cause

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