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XML Project Import Fails, But a Project Is Created (Doc ID 2385371.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2023

Applies to:

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



Although an XML project fails to Import, a Project is still being created with some data in it.


If the import fails a project should not be created.

The issue can be reproduced at will using the following steps:

  1. In P6 Web, close all Projects.
  2. Select Actions > Import/Export Projects.
  3. Select <XML> and click Open.
  4. Leave Template as Default.
  5. In the Import To box, click the ellipsis (...), select the desired EPS, and click Select.
  6. Click Import.
  7. When the process completes, view the resulting log and observe that the XML Project import failed.
  8. Navigate to the selected EPS, observe the Project was created.




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