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Committing hotfixes by using a direct connection to the database

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Updated on April 12, 2022

Commit all uncommitted hotfixes to make the hotfixes a permanent part of the system by using a direct connection to the database. This is most commonly done for a stopped instance.

To connect directly to the database to commit hotfixes, do the following steps.Caution: You cannot roll back committed hotfixes.
  1. Configure the common properties of the prpcUtils.properties file.
    Property name Value
    pega.jdbc.driver.jarPath to the database driver .jar file.
    pega.jdbc.driver.classThe database driver class.
    pega.database.typeDatabase vendor type.
    pega.jdbc.urlURL of your database.
    pega.jdbc.usernameDatabase user name.
    pega.jdbc.password Database password.
    rules.schema.nameIf you use a split schema, the value for the rules schema name. If you do not use a split schema, the value for the schema name.
    data.schema.nameIf you use a split schema, the value for the data schema name.
  2. Configure the commit properties of the prpcUtils.properties file.
    Property name Value
    hotfix.operation commit
  3. Save and close the prpcUtils.properties file.
  4. Run the prpcUtils.bat or prpcUtils.sh script with the manageHotfixes option, for example: prpcUtils.bat manageHotfixes
  5. Optional: Pass one or more arguments.
    prpcUtils script argument Value
    connPropFileThe full path to the connection.properties file that includes information for multiple targets.
    driverClassYour JDBC driver class. For example, oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver.
    driverJARLocation of your JDBC .jar file.
    dbTypeDatabase vendor type, such as mssql, udb, oracledate, postgres, and db2zos.
    dbURLJDBC URL to the database.
    dbUserDatabase user name.
    dbPasswordDatabase password.
    archivePathFull path to the archive to be imported or exported.
    propFileThe full path to the properties file, to override the default prpcUtils.properties.
    hfixActionIf manageHotfixes is selected, sets the hotfix operation. Valid values are commit, rollback, generateDDL, install, and scan.
    rulesSchemaThe rules schema.
    dataSchemaThe data schema.
    noFailOnErrorSet to true or false. When enabled, instances that fail to import are skipped and import continues instead of failing.
    UPega user name.
    PPega password.
    accessGroupAccessGroup in which the Rule-Declare-Index of the classes being exposed exists. Applicable for the expose utility if --U or --P are not provided.
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