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This update cannot be applied, the system contains hotfixes



An error occurred during an update.

Error Messages

"This update cannot be applied, the system contains hotfixes generated after this release was built."

Steps to Reproduce

Upgrade from Pega 7.1.5 to Pega 7.1.7.

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change:
Run the update.bat script with the "--force=true" option.

Published June 27, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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