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Release Lock is not working in multi-node environment



When attempting to release a lock in multi-node environment it does not work in Pega 7.1.8. 

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. With Work Object 1 opened by User A, on Requestor 1 and attempting to unlock on Requestor 2, Node 2.
  2. Click the release lock button.
  3. Observe that it is not working and returns to the same screen.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior: 

In the Pega 7.1.8 version the release lock process uses the system pulse to propagate the lock expiration to the other nodes.
​This is by default configured to be a minute.

Try to unlock following this PDN link:
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Published February 23, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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