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Unable to avoid inserting null values in column during Obj-Save



Performing Obj-Save, inserts null values in column with the below format:

The requirement is to avoid inserting null values in the column.

Error Messages

[MSG][obj-save failed.][STACK][ Database-General trying to store an empty property SystemStartDate to a database column that does not accept nulls From: (H5FDF9595F0DDD7927E433A836A4173A8: at at at at at at at
........ at at at com.pegarules.generated.activity.sh_action_testsystemdate_e8276fa2524d00ad9fae77b6244fc555.step3_circum0( at com.pegarules.generated.activity.sh_action_testsystemdate_e8276fa2524d00ad9fae77b6244fc555.perform( at com.pega.pegarules.session.internal.mgmt.Executable.doActivity( at

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Log in to the application
  2. Perform Obj-Save of a table with generated not null column

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior: 

Pega does not support the combination of 'not null' and generated in the schema.


Published August 29, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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