NullPointerException Error Importing Primavera P6 XML Project.

(Doc ID 2382795.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.12.1.2 to 17.12.2.0 [Release 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.12.1.2 to 17.12.3.0 [Release 17.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Importing Projects in XML format is failing with the following error:

ERROR
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XML import of Project "Project_Name" initiated.

SEVERE: null
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.a(ImportWorker.java:781)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.ImportWorker.createNewProject(ImportWorker.java:344)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.a(XMLImporter.java:641)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.importProjects(XMLImporter.java:446)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.b(ImportExportServiceImpl.java:2313)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportServiceImpl.doImport(ImportExportServiceImpl.java:432)
at com.primavera.guiservices.impexp.ImportExportWorker.execute(ImportExportWorker.java:17)
at com.primavera.infr.threadpool.ThreadPoolImpl.run(ThreadPoolImpl.java:343)
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. Log into P6 EPPM Web.
  2. Import an XML file.
  3. Notice the error in the log.

Cause

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