Adithya Kurmachalam (AdithyaK9774)
Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley
AdithyaK9774 Member since 2020 3 posts
Morgan Stanley
Posted: January 13, 2021
Last activity: January 13, 2021
Posted: 13 Jan 2021 5:26 EST
Last activity: 13 Jan 2021 5:44 EST

Open Non default portal harness using url in full portal mode

Requirement: Pega version is 8.5.1

When user logs into the application or launches application url from email, a default portal is launched with a default portal harness(usually first navigation item maps to the same harness).

How to create a URL that opens the portal but launches a non-default navigation item(non-default hanress)?


Attempted Solution:

Written a custom activity(Ex:named ShowCustom) that calls doUIAction and pass the Harness name as parameter along with other parameters that harness needs to load properly.

create the url as below:


It is opening the harness, however not opening it as part of portal, so Header and navigation or not loaded.


Tried Snapstart url too, it did not seem to work.



I need a way to open a particular harness(page) of a portal through url in full portal mode.

As we embed the url in email, user launches a particluar page(harness) but should have the ability to move to other pages and logoout, etc as well.

Pega Platform 8.5.1 User Experience Financial Services