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Cannot create index through ‘Schema tools’



In Pega Developer Studio, unable to create an index when using the 'Schema tools' to create it.

Error Messages

Create index failed
You are not authorized to execute the API createIndex

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Log in with an operator with the PRPC:DatabaseAdministrators access group.
  2. Navigate to Configure > System > Database > Schema tools.
  3. Navigate to ‘PegaDATA > Tables > table_name > Indexes.
  4. Expand the node.
  5. Click ‘Add index’.
  6. Fill the form.
  7. Click ‘Create index’.
  8. Click the ‘table_name’ node to view the table history.

Root Cause

Operator has multiple access groups. The default access group does not have Index creation privileges; however ,the alternate access group has this privilege. The QueueBatchActivity establishes the Authorization information from the current user context using the default access group.


Perform the following local-change:

Change the operator's default access group to that access group which has Index creation privileges.

Published April 10, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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