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Parse Rule Not Parsing to Time Of Day Properties



ParseXML rule parsing inbound JMS service does not properly format properties for the clipboard. The incorrect mapping causes agents to execute at unexpected times.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create property of type TimeOfDay.
  2. Do ApplyParseXML rule to into this property.
  3. Sample XML Steam :"<pyDefault><TimeTest>16:00:00</TimeTest><TestText>abc</TestText></pyDefault>"
  4. In the clipboard, it will update as 16:00:00
  5. Compare time and it gives abrupt results on this property.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules: If we update the same property via UI, in clipboard, it updates as 160000. But when we parse, it updates as 16:00:00.
Due to this the time comparison is returning incorrect results.


Perform the following local-change:

Resetting the same property gives the correct result.

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Published March 26, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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