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Dynamic system setting public link URL is not working in Pega 7



User has upgraded from PRPC 6.x to Pega 7.2.

The getPublicLinkURL() function is returning a blank value after the upgrade to Pega 7.2.

The value is not picking up from the Dynamic system setting.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

1.Set the DSS for Public link URL.
2.Run the Activity "pzLoadSystemConfiguration".
3. Don't set any public link URL for the system. Observe it is not picking from the DSS settings.

Root Cause

The value of public link url is being stored in instance of Data-Admin-System-Configuration class and value of DSS "publicLinkURL" will not honored if instance of class Data-Admin-System-Configuration exists.

The value will always except from the Public Link URL if the instance exists.


Set the “Public Link URL” under Designer Studio > System >Settings >URLs.

Published December 30, 2016 - Updated May 14, 2017

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