Receiving Error When Importing A Project In MSP -Integrate Project - "CI=CreateActivity: Value is invalid . Prompt button or clicking on the hyperlink to view can the valid values list and (15,11)" (Doc ID 2032911.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Project Costing - Version 9.1 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.1 version, Third Party Integration

When attempting to import project using MSP after adding a new activity
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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The new activity does not get imported into peoplesoft system. There is a message that says 'PROJECT_INTFC_ACT CI is unable to change or update the ACTIVITY_TYPE.'

CI=CreateActivity: Value is invalid . Prompt button or clicking on the hyperlink to view can the valid values list and (15,11)
CI=CreateActivity: An error occurred while the value of the change .{PROJECT_INTFC_ACT.ACTIVITY_TYPE} (91,34)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Make sure Activity Type of '00000' is not defined for the Set ID associated with the PC BU for Activity Types.
2. Create a Simple Project and Activity in Project Costing system.
3. Project Costing > Third Party Integration > Microsoft > Integrate Project - Export to MSProjectFile
4. Check Out the Project. Open the .mpp file in Microsoft Project and add a new activity and Save.
5. Check in the updated Project file.
7. Import From MSProjectFile.
8. Notice that the following messages are seen in the Warning and Errors Section
CI=CreateActivity: Value is invalid . Prompt button or clicking on the hyperlink to view can the valid values list and (15,11)
CI=CreateActivity: An error occurred while the value of the change .{PROJECT_INTFC_ACT.ACTIVITY_TYPE} (91,34)
9. The Newly created activity is not seen in the peoplesoft system.

Cause

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