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pxValidateURL not allowing braces {}



The function pxValidateURL is not allowing open and closed braces {,} .

User is storing filenetURLs in Pega which may contain many special characters other than the one allowed in pxValidateURL rule.

Currently the rule is in Final Mode so user is not able to update it.

Error Messages

Deferred save of the URL failed

Steps to Reproduce

Try to store a URL with {,} in work attach table as Data-Workattach-URL. The Validation in pxValidateURL is not allowing the URL to be stored in Pega.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.

Pega uses a Regular Expression to validate URL before. Using the urlValidator will resolve this issue.


Apply HFix-34715.

The above hotfix will replace Regular Expression with UrlValidator.

Published May 25, 2017 - Updated June 8, 2017

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