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pyID is overwritten by DataFlow processing



The pyID value changes when a DataSet-Execute method coupled to a Kafka based dataset is run to save a case and receive content on the DataFlow side.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a Kafka based DataSet
  2. Create a DataFlow using the above DataSet
  3. Configure the DataFlow to execute an activity to save the record locally
  4. Print the XML of the record before calling DataSet-Execute to save
  5. Print the XML of the record in the above DataFlow activity
  6. Compare the two XML printouts. The pyID values are different

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Store the pyID in another property
  2. Copy the pyID back after the sequence is complete

Published December 4, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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