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Data page created on Pega 7.4 fails during design time




User creates a data page on Pega 7.4. However, it fails during the design time post upgrading to Pega 8.2.1.

Error Messages


System Name—

<> is not a valid system

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a data page on Pega 7.4
  2. Enter a logical name in the System name field
  3. Upgrade to Pega 8.2.1
  4. Save the data page

Root Cause

This behavior is as per the Pega product design. The system name is a valid integration system name on Pega 8. However, it is only a logical name on Pega 7. Hence, error occurs during the design time.


Perform the following local-change:
Create a system record with the same name as present on the data page by following the below steps:

  1. Click the Rule opener next to the System name on the data page rule form
  2. Open the Data-IntegrationSystem class on the Application Explorer
  3. Click the class to view the instances
  4. Click Create on the instance list




Published August 19, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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