When Importing a Project XML File Milestone Activities with a PrimaryResourceObjectid Are Not Assigned a Primary Resource

(Doc ID 2348465.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera Web Services - Version 15.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When Importing a Project XML File Milestone Activities with a PrimaryResourceObjectid Are Not Assigned a Primary Resource. Activities that have the type Task are updated with a Primary Resource.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. In P6 Web create a project with 3 Activities. 1 Task, 1 Start Milestone, 1 Finish Milestone
2. Add the column Primary Resource to the Activities view (see screenshot)
3. Assign a Primary Resource to all 3 activities
4. Export the project as XML
5. Check the XML for the value PrimaryResourceObjectId. See that all 3 activities have a value assigned
6. Import the project as a new project
7. The Task activity will have the Primary Resource assigned, but the Start and Finish milestones will not

Changes

 

Cause

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