Importing by Command Line Results in a Failed Import and No Error Message

(Doc ID 2173798.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.2.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.2.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

Running an XER import via command line results in an unsuccessful import, with no error message.

The actions.xml file matches Doc ID 903226.1.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

An XER import should complete successfully when running the command PM.EXE /username= [/password=] [/alias=] /actionScript= [/logfile=]

STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.  Create actions.xml in a text editor (Example: Word or Wordpad).
2.  Run the command PM.EXE /username= [/password=] [/alias=] /actionScript= [/logfile=] using the actions.xml file
3.  Observe a "Complete" message - no error reported.
4.  Observe  that the XER was not imported.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot import XER files via command line.

Cause

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