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Error: "Unique Constraint (Name) Violated. The Value <text string> of the Field 'Name' Already Exists" When Importing an XML File (Doc ID 2306406.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

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


While attempting to import a Primavera XML file into P6 Professional, the following error occurs and the import fails:

Errors located:
Name: Unique constraint (Name) violated. The value Manual of the field Name already exists.

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

  1. Log into P6 Professional.
  2. Import an XML file.
  3. The import process fails.
  4. View the error in the log file.


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