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The Database with key value(s) PegaDATA does not exist



When trying to create a new application, an error is thrown.

Clicking on the error message link shows that PegaDATA does not exist.

Error Messages

A Data-Admin-DB-Table could not be saved due to 1 error(s) on it: .pyDatabaseName: The Database with key value(s) PegaDATA does not exist

Steps to Reproduce

Attempt to create a new application.

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules.

This is a split schema configuration and in this environment the PegaDATA database instance does not exist in Designer Studio.

Without this, the application does not have the connection information for the PegaDATA schema.


Perform the following local-change:

Create a database instance "PegaDATA" and set the 'how to connect' dropdown to be "use configuration in preferences".

This will have the application refer to a database/databases/PegaDATA element in the prconfig.xml file like this: <env name="database/databases/PegaDATA/dataSource" value="java:comp/env/jdbc/PegaRULES"/>

This then points to an application server datasource jdbc/PegaRULES, which will define the connection information.

Published March 9, 2017 - Updated April 24, 2017

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