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Error "Remaining Start Cannot Be Null.RemainingFinishDate: Cannot Remove Remaining Finish When Activity is Not_started or In_progress" When Importing Primavera XML File (Doc ID 2996835.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2024

Applies to:

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


When attempting to import a project to P6, the following error occurs.

Errors located:RemainingStartDate: Remaining Start cannot be Null.RemainingFinishDate: Cannot remove Remaining Finish when Activity is NOT_STARTED or IN_PROGRESS.

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

  1. Try to export the project from instance one (let us name it Env1).
  2. Import to instance two (let us call it Env2) and notice that there is no error.
  3. Delete the project from Env1.
  4. Export the same project from Env2.
  5. Try to import it to Env1.
  6. Notice the above-mentioned error.



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