During XML Import, Receive ERROR: "XML file schema validation failed. Please select a valid file. Cannot schedule job. Please contact administrator to correct the problem." (Doc ID 2254050.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.11.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.11.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to import an XML project via P6 Professional or P6Web, the following error occurs:

ERROR

XML file schema validation failed. Please select a valid file.
Cannot schedule job. Please contact administrator to correct the problem.

1st-XML-export.xml.SummaryImportLog.txt contains the following:

java.lang.Exception: XSD validation failed. Terminating the process.
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.case(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(Unknown Source)

STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.  Within the P6 application, attempt to import the exported Primavera P6 XML file via P6 Professional and/or P6Web.
2.  Observe the reported on screen error message.
3.  Observe the error reported in the SummaryImportLog.txt file.

BUSINESS IMPACT

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the user cannot import the XML file.

Cause

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