My Oracle Support Banner

How to Convert P6 and Contractor Projects to SDEF Format (Doc ID 902710.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera Contractor - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
All Platforms


SDEF stands for Standard Data Exchange Format. This file format was developed by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for use with their databases. There is a utility for use with all P6 versions to convert project data to the SDEF format. The utilities will create a text file which can be imported into a USACE system.

This document explains how to use the SDEF conversion utility.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.