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Class To Delete:Not a Valid Class error on deleting class name

SA-87810

Summary



A few classes which the user has access to, do not display on the dropdown while using the Delete A Class wizard. User manually inputs the class name. However, this results in an error when the user deletes the class name.


Error Messages

Class To Delete:Not a Valid Class
(PegaAccel-Management-Delete-Class)pyNotAValidClass" in step 


Steps to Reproduce

Delete a class using a wizard.


Root Cause



A software use or operation error. The class that is deleted is mapped to an external table. 

Resolution



Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior: The classes mapped to external tables cannot be deleted using the Delete A Class wizard as per the help documentation, 

https://community.pega.com/sites/default/files/help_v81/procomhelpmain.htm#tools/rulemanagement/aboutdeleteclass.htm#About_the_Delete_a_Class_wizard

Alternatively,
Perform the following local-change to delete the desired class:
  1. Manually remove the Data-Admin-DB-Table instance that links the class to the external table 
  2. Delete the class using the Delete A Class wizard




 
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Published March 19, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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