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Read-Only fields behavior incorrect while using DX API




User is able to modify the values of Read-Only fields which are presented in the front end and post that information to Pega. This occurs while using the Digital Experience (DX) API and the security patch provided for it.

Error Messages


Not Applicable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a few Read-Only fields 
  2. Use Pega API
  3. Make changes to the values of the Read-Only fields that are presented to the user with the DX API

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.  


This issue is scheduled to be resolved in update releases: Pega 8.1.4, Pega 8.2.1 and Pega 8.3.


Published April 4, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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