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Error: "Current Shell Cannot Be A Sub-shell Of the Selected Shell", When Attempting To Create A New Shell (Doc ID 2807708.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version 21.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to create a new Project/Shell with a Shell Creation BP, when approving the new shell, the following error message is displayed in the Unifier UI.

"Current shell cannot be a sub-shell of the selected shell"

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

  1. Log into the Unifier environment.
  2. Navigate to Company Workspace > User Mode > BP Log > "Shell Creation BP".
  3. A new record/Project is created.
  4. Try to approve the record and the error above is displayed in the UI.
  5. Note: The same configuration and process was attempted in a development environment and record could be approved and the shell created.


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