When Importing an XML File the Error "Field PlannedStartDate May Not Be Set to Null. For XML Element ID/UID" Occurs

(Doc ID 2420238.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.12.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When importing XML using the Integration API or P6 Web after upgrading to 16.2.12.0, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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"SEVERE: Field PlannedStartDate may not be set to null. For XML Element ID/UID : 109
com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporterException: Field PlannedStartDate may not be set to null. For XML Element ID/UID : 109"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install API or P6 16.2.0.0
2. Import an XML without Planned Dates or a Data Date
3. The Import will complete successfully
4. Upgrade to 16.2.12.0
5. The import will fail with the error

Changes

 

Cause

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