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Primavera XML Import File Containing a Baseline, Returns Error '<filename>.xml is not a Valid XML File. Please Select a Valid File,' When Attempting to Select the XML. (Doc ID 2466796.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to Import a Primavera XML file with Baselines that was generated from a lower version of P6, the following error occurs:

ERROR:

'<filename>.xml is not a valid XML file. Please select a valid file'

STEPS:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Sign in to P6 Web.
  2. Browse to the EPS View.
  3. Import the Primavera XML format file, with at least one Baseline, created from a lower version of the software.
  4. Note the error message is displayed after selecting the file to be Imported.

Cause

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