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Required icon does not display after Pega 8.2.1 upgrade



On upgrading to Pega 8.2.1, the Required symbol (that is, asterisk (*)) does not display in the UI for fields that are marked mandatory. Additionally, the Date picker controls do not display the Calendar icon.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Set a control as Required Always on a section.

Root Cause

The GIF mime-mapping, required to process the gif images, was not present in the web.xml of the Tomcat directory.


Perform the following local-change:

Add the GIF Mime mapping in web.xml.


Published December 2, 2021

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