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System removes the value for Parameter named AccountNumber

SA-33373

Summary



When reviewing an obfuscated parameter in the tracer tool it shows that corresponding value has been removed .

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Following configuration are set to prConfig settings:

Purpose : alerts/parameterpage/obfuscatekeywords
Setting : AccountNumber;...;


Error Messages

Not Applicable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a test activity.
  2. Set parameter named AccountNumber/Password value to any constant string "1234".
  3. Turn on the Tracer tool and run the created activity.
  4. Check the parameter value for AccountNumber/Password, it is marked as [removed].


Root Cause

This is the expected behavior.

Resolution


As per currently behavior, Pega obfuscate parameter value applies for both alert log as well as tracer log.

Obfuscation of a common parameter like 'Account Number' which is extensively used in certain frame works can hamper debugging efforts.

Hence FDBK-18226 request has been raised to enhance this feature.

Published February 7, 2017 - Updated February 19, 2017

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