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Import Xls File Throws: ERROR: Control_updates_flag Is Null For TASK ActivityID: (Doc ID 2694601.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.8.5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Import xls file fails with error.


ERROR
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ERROR: control_updates_flag is null for TASK ActivityID:




STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Export .xls file from P6
2. Import back the same .xls without any changes
3. Receive error "Process completed with errors see error log"
4. Error log contains the below error for every activity in the project:
  "ERROR: control_updates_flag is null for TASK ActivityID:xxx, Project: xxx
  ERROR: control_updates_flag is null for TASK ActivityID: xxx, Project: xxx


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot import successfully.

Changes

 

Cause

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