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Search does not find anything unless "old:" prefix is used



After an out-of-place upgrade to Pega 7, search is not working. However, if "old:" is added as prefix it is working.

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Steps to Reproduce

Search for any rule known to exist in the rule base

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is software user/operation error. The search system settings were not transfered correctly after upgrade.


Correcting the Search and Indexing settings corrected this issue.

Published June 12, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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