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NPE thrown after calling remove post upgrade



User mentioned that their application was recently upgraded from Pega 7.1.9 to Pega 7.2.2.

The java step containing the code below was working fine in Pega 7.1.9, post-upgrade it is now throwing a NullPointerException:

String CurrPageRef = tools.getStepPage().getReference();

Error Messages


Steps to Reproduce

The steps to reproduce the issue is not known.

Root Cause

During copy when user validates the back link of a property, user is assuming that the forward link of the cached reference property which is referring to this property always has the reference link. In User scenario the link is broken causing NPE.


Apply HFix-35008.

Published June 13, 2017 - Updated July 31, 2017

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