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When Importing an XER That Contains OBS Data Not in the Target Database, the OBS is Created New Instead of Assigning the OBS That is Assigned to the EPS Being Imported Under (Doc ID 2129276.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When Importing an XER that contains OBS elements not in the target database, the OBS' are added rather than taking the OBS' from the EPS node the import was selected to go under.

The Project and sub-elements take the OBS assignment of the EPS node in which it is being imported under.

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

  1. Import an XER containing OBS elements not already in the target DB
  2. Note that OBS elements are added rather than changed to the existing OBS under the EPS in which the Project was imported under




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