Question7Replies57Views Sam27 Member since 2019 106 posts CBA Posted: 3 weeks agoLast activity: 3 weeks 3 days ago Solved Setting up a reports database in 8.4Hi Folks,Updated the Database Table data instances to identify alternate databases in the Reports Database field.I am not able to find the Use alternate database checkbox on the Data Access tab of the report definition rules. PFA.***Edited by Moderator: Pallavi to update platform capability tags*** Pega Platform Reporting ×Close popoverFacebookTwitterLinkedinEmail Copy Link Copied! Posted: 3 weeks agokanap2 PEGA replied to Sam27When you select the Reporting Database dropdown value as Prefer reporting data source if defined option, then the pyUseAlternateDB flag will be set to true, which meets your requirement. Posted: 3 weeks agoSam27 CBA replied to kanap2I didn't get your reply, could you please let me know what I need to do in simple. Posted: 3 weeks agokanap2 PEGA replied to Sam27In the above reply, I was pointing to select "Prefer reporting data source if defined" value from the Reporting database dropdown in the Data access tab.Please find the below screenshot added by John for more details. Posted: 3 weeks agoJohnPaulRaja,C Cognizant replied to Sam27Hi Sam, Did you check data access tab - reporting database dropdown. It has options primary data source only and Prefer reporting data source if it is defined Posted: 3 weeks agoSam27 CBA replied to JohnPaulRaja,CHi John,I have seen that, my question was regarding pyUseAlternateDB - this will get set or a check will display like in PEGA 7, PFA Accepted Solution Posted: 3 weeks agoUpdated: 3 weeks agoJohnPaulRaja,C Cognizant replied to Sam27In Pega 8, RD data Access tab UI look is different. Reporting database dropdown does the same job as pega 7 checkbox use alternate database. Posted: 3 weeks agoSam27 CBA replied to JohnPaulRaja,CYeah, I got clarified thanks John.