Incorrect Cost Data After Exporting XML And Importing The Same XML File Into P6 Web

(Doc ID 2281742.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.1.6.0 to 16.1.6.10 [Release 16.1]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.1.6.0 to 16.1.6.10 [Release 16.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When importing an XML project file as a new project and then comparing the newly created project with the existing project, there are noticeable differences in the cost information.


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

  1. Login P6 and create a test project. Make sure there are actual units on the resource that is assigned to the task
  2. Export the same project and import the XML back again
  3. Check the newly imported project for the same resource's actual units.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot get correct cost data after second import

Cause

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