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When Importing a Project Using P6 Web Services Milestone Finish Dates Roll to the Next Day (Doc ID 2446402.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera Web Services - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.15.0 [Release 16.2]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 to 16.2.15.0 [Release 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When importing Finish Milestones using P6 Web Services the finish dates roll to the next day. For example, the date 04-Sep-18 05:00 PM rolls to 05-Sep-18 08:00 AM. The calendar assigned to the milestone is working at 04-Sep-18 05:00 PM. When importing through P6 Web or P6 Professional the dates are set to 04-Sep-18 05:00 PM.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a SoapUI Import Request to import a project with finish milestones that are on the last hour of the work day. For example, on an Activity assigned a 5 day a week calendar working 8 am to 5 pm, create a finish milestone with a date of 04-Sep-18 05:00 PM.
  <soapenv:Body>
     <v1:CreateNewProject>
        <v1:EPSObjectId>864171</v1:EPSObjectId>        
        <v1:ProjectData>C:\temp\myproject.xml</v1:ProjectData>
     </v1:CreateNewProject>
  </soapenv:Body>
</soapenv:Envelope>

 
2. Check the milestone dates in P6 Web. The milestone finish dates will be set to 05-Sep-18 08:00 AM
3. Import the same XML (myproject.xml) into P6 Web. The milestone finish dates will be 04-Sep-18 05:00 PM

Changes

 

Cause

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