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Importing From Microsoft Project (MSP) to Primavera P6 Causes the Wrong Lag Values. (Doc ID 2513929.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.8 to 18.8.5.0 [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR:

Importing a Project from Microsoft Project is creating wrong Lag values (extremely high) in Primavera P6 Professional for SQLite Database. When trying to Import to Primavera P6 Professional SQLite Database, the Import is correct.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR:

To Import Project data from Microsoft Project in an accurate way.

STEPS:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create any plan in MSP. You can create two Activities with a Lag of 10d for example. Export as XML.
2. Log into Primavera P6 Professional with a SQLite Database.
3. Import from Microsoft Project (XML) and select the file created in step number 1.
4. After Import, check the Lag between the two Activities, and it will be 6000d.

BUSINESS IMPACT:

The issue has the following business impact:
Not able to Import data due to this issue in a standalone database.

Cause

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