P6 Web Services Error: Unexpected character encountered (lex state 12)

(Doc ID 2338913.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

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


When attempting to import a P6 Web Services WSDL using SoapUI the following error occurs.

Error loading [https://HOST:443/p6ws/services/SERVICENAME?xsd=1]: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: org.apache.xmlbeans.XmlException: error: Unexpected character encountered (lex state 12): 'c

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

  1. Start up SoapUI.
  2. Try to import WSDL.
  3. Observe the error.

The issue has the following business impact: Due to this issue, users cannot import WSDL of project service.


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