Rolling back hotfixes by submitting a request to an active instance
If an uncommitted hotfix introduces unwanted changes to your system, you can remove it by rolling it back. If you have an active instance of Pega Platform, you can roll back hotfixes by submitting a request to an active instance via a web service.
To invoke a web service to roll back hotfixes, do the following steps
Configure the common properties of the
Property name Value
The URL for the REST service, specified in the following format:
The operator name on the target system with access to REST services.
The password of the specified operator.
The host name of the REST proxy server. Do not use localhost as the host name.
The port for the REST proxy server.
The operator name on the REST proxy server with import and export access.
The password of the REST proxy operator.
The domain of the REST proxy server.
The workstation ID for the REST proxy server.
The REST response type, either
json. The default value is
json. Rollback, restore point, and update access group operations support only
Enter the full path to the temporary directory. Leave this blank to use the default temporary directory. For more information about temporary directories, see Temporary files.
Configure the rollback properties of the
Property name Value
false. The default value,
true, executes the hotfix operation asynchronously. The system queues the job and returns a JobID to use to get the job status. A value of
falseexecutes the operation synchronously.
- Save and close the
prpcServiceUtils.shscript with the hotfix option, for example:
Optional: Pass one or more arguments:
prpcServiceUtils script argument Value
The full path to the
serviceConnection.propertiesfile that includes information for multiple targets.
The thread pool size. Default is 5.
How long the system waits for a response before failing with a time-out error. Default is 300 seconds.
The path to the job IDs file that is generated by the asynchronous operation.
The full path to the properties file, to override the default prpcServiceUtils.properties.
- Rolling back hotfixes
If an uncommitted hotfix introduces unwanted changes to your system, you can remove it by rolling it back. You cannot roll back committed hotfixes. If you have more than one uncommitted hotfix, roll them all back and reinstall the hotfixes you want to keep.
- Committing hotfixes
Commit all uncommitted hotfixes to make the hotfixes a permanent part of the system.