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P6 XML Import Fails When Relationship to External Project(s) Exists and Those External Projects Reside Outside the User's OBS Hierarchy Access, Error: "You do not have edit privileges on object Activity" (Doc ID 2701211.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 19.12.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 19.12.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In P6 Web during P6 XML import if the XML project (or any Baseline also exported) contains relationship to external projects and those projects reside outside the user's OBS hierarchy access then the import fails with the View Log output "You do not have edit privileges on object Activity."


ERROR (P6webaccess)
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Original Exception:  com.primavera.bo.security.BoSecurityException: You do not have edit privileges on object Activity.


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

  1. P6 web User-1 exports P6 XML project with external project relationships
  2. P6 web User-2 imports same P6 XML from step #1 and does not have OBS access to the external relationship project
  3. Result: P6 XML import job status is Failed with the View Log error "You do not have edit privileges on object Activity"

Changes

 

Cause

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