Error: 'XML is not a valid XML file. Please select a valid file' When Trying to Import an XML Into P6 Web.

(Doc ID 2415884.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cannot Import an XML file due to the following error:

ERROR
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XML is not a valid XML file. Please select a valid file.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into P6 Web.
2. Click Projects tab.
3. Import/Export Projects.
4. Import type: Primavera XML.
5. Select file.
6. Click Import.
7. The error message pops up.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot Import an XML file.

Cause

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