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Selecting Primavera XML To Import Fails With Error "xxxxx.xml is not a valid XML file. Please select a valid file" (Doc ID 2681939.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 20.1 to 20.4 [Release 20.1 to 20.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to import a valid Primavera XML on P6 Web,
the following error occurs.

xxxxxx.xml is not a valid XML file. Please select a valid file

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log on P6 Web.
2. Navigate to Projects -> EPS
3. Select "Import/Export Projects" under the Actions drop menu.
4. Select "Primavera XML" from the Import Type droplist.
5. Press the Browse File and select a Primavera XML file.
6. Above error pops up.


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