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Error '<Path>\<filename>.xml Does Not Contain a Valid .xml Import File' When Attempting an XML File Import (Doc ID 2450114.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.9.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Importing a .zip file from the P6 professional client, with a project and its layouts, produces the following message:

<Path>\<filename>.xml does not contain a valid .xml import file.

Extracting the contents of the zip file is successful, after which importing the XML file directly allows the process to complete.  

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
1. Export the project to zip format and include project layouts.
2. Attempt to Import the zip file into P6.
3. Observe the error.

Cause

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