Primavera XML Import Fails With "Field FinishDate May Not Be Set To Null"

(Doc ID 2396661.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.2.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.2.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

P6 Professional 8.2 and later

When attempting to import a Primavera XML file (that was exported from the same database), the following error occurs:

Error
com.primavera.PrimaveraException: Field FinishDate may not be set to null.
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.for(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.int(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(Unknown Source)

Steps to Reproduce
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1.   Log into P6 Professional.

2A. File - Export (Primavera XML)

2B. File - Import (Primavera XML)



Cause

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