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Error: 'Problem Summarizing Project(s) 'Project Name'. Please Refer to P6 Server Side Log for More Information' Receieved in P6 EPPM When Running a Project Summarization (Doc ID 2411239.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2022

Applies to:

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


When attempting to Summarize a Project or a group of Projects, the following error occurs:

Problem summarizing Project(s) 'project name'. Please refer to P6 Server Side Log for more information.

After reviewing the WebAccessLogs there are various entries that point to a failed Summarizer Job.  Example:

com.primavera.summarizer.SummarizerException: Problem summarizing SummaryTaskSpread data
at com.primavera.summarizer.ProjectDataSummarizer.summarize(
at com.primavera.summarizer.Summarizer.a(
at com.primavera.summarizer.Summarizer.a(
at com.primavera.summarizer.Summarizer.runJob(
at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.c(
at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.a(
at com.primavera.jobsvc.common.JobServiceExecutable.execute(
Caused by: com.primavera.summarizer.SummarizerException
at com.primavera.summarizer.dao.ActivityDAO.a(
at com.primavera.summarizer.dao.ActivityDAO.buildDeepSummarizedSpreads(
at com.primavera.summarizer.ProjectDataSummarizer.a(
at com.primavera.summarizer.ProjectDataSummarizer.summarize(
... 8 more

Further review will show that there are one or more entries in the WebAccessLog that point to inserting Null values:

While batch inserting objects, no value provided in BO for SummaryTask.ActualFinish, so using NULL

While batch inserting objects, no value provided in BO for SummaryTask.RemainingFinish, so using NULL

In addition, after Exporting the Project and then Importing it, the following error may occur:

Error: ActualStartDate: Cannot remove Actual Start if resource has actual work.




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