XML Import in P6 Web Using a SQL Server Database Fails When the Project ID Contains a Closing Square Bracket
(Doc ID 2513096.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 18.8]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When importing an XML file of a project with a Project ID that includes a closing square bracket ( ] ) in P6 Web connected to a Microsoft SQL Server database, the import fails and the following error occurs:
<file name> is not a valid XML file
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
- Create a new project with a Project ID containing the ] character at the end.
- Export the project in P6 XML file format.
- Import the file in P6 Web.
- Note the reported error when selecting the XML file.
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