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Starting an external data flow run


Use the Call instruction with the pxStartRunById activity to start an external data flow run that has already been created.

  1. Create an instance of the Activity rule in the Dev Studio navigation panel by clicking Records Technical Activity .

  2. In the activity steps, enter the Call pxStartRunById method:

    1. Add the first step:

      • Method: Page-New
      • Step page: runOptions
    2. Add the second step:

      • Method: Call pxStartRunById
      • Step page: runOptions
    3. In the second step, click the arrow to the left of the Method and specify the runID parameter

      You can find the run ID on the Data Flows landing page.

  3. Click Save.

  • Data Flows landing page

    This landing page provides facilities for managing data flows in your application. Data flows allow you to sequence and combine data based on various sources, and write the results to a destination. Data flow runs that are initiated through this landing page run in the access group context. They always use the checked-in instance of the Data Flow rule and the referenced rules.

  • Creating external data flows

    External Data Flow (EDF) is a rule for defining the flow of data on the graphical canvas and executing that flow on an external system. With EDF, you can run predictive analytics models in a Hadoop environment and utilize its infrastructure to process large numbers of records to limit the data transfer between Hadoop and the Pega Platform.

  • Creating and starting an external data flow run

    Use the Call instruction with the pxStartRun activity to create and start an external data flow run.

  • Calling another activity
  • Keystores

    A keystore is a file that contains keys and certificates that you use for encryption, authentication, and serving content over HTTPS. In Pega Platform, you create a keystore data instance that points to a keystore file.

  • Decision Management methods

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