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System contains hotfixes generated after this release was built



An error occurred when the application was updated from Pega 7.1.5 to Pega 7.1.6.

Error Messages

E:\Pega_Installs\114664_Pega716U\scripts\setupDatabase.xml:340: The following error occurred while executing this line:
E:\Pega_Installs\114664_Pega716U\scripts\setupDatabase.xml:1318: This update cannot be applied, the system contains hotfixes generated after this release was built.

Steps to Reproduce

Try to upgrade using the IUA.

Root Cause

Hotfixes are installed.


Run the upgrade script using the force flag to bypass this error. The correct syntax for the windows update.bat file is "update.bat --force=true". For Unix, it is " --force".

Published November 16, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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