PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 6

Which of the following are valid reasons to consider classes over circumstancing when
specializing rules by location? (Choose Two)
A. Complex user interfaces are difficult with circumstancing
B. Reporting and persistence flexibility is required
C. Security requirements differ by location
D. Classes perform significantly better than circumstances at runtime
E. Circumstanced rules cannot be delegated


Options are :

  • A,B
  • B,C (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,E
  • D,E

Answer : B,C

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 3

There is a requirement for the functionality of an application to be different based on the value of a
"Salary" property. Specifically, the behavior should change depending on whether .Salary is less
than or greater than 200000. What rule is likely used to support this requirement? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • A single property circumstanced rule
  • A multivariate circumstanced rule and a when rule
  • A single property circumstanced rule and a when rule
  • A multivariate circumstanced rule, a circumstance definition, and a circumstance template (Correct)

Answer : A multivariate circumstanced rule, a circumstance definition, and a circumstance template

There is a requirement for users of an application to support two different product lines. Much of
the application’s functionality is specific to the product line, and must be deployed into production
at different times. Given these requirements, what specialization approach would be most
appropriate? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Each product would have its own class and ruleset pair (Correct)
  • Each product would be represented by a separate ruleset and the same class
  • All rules will be circumstanced by product in the same ruleset
  • Each product would be represented by a separate class in the same ruleset

Answer : Each product would have its own class and ruleset pair

Which of the following performance tools can be used for checking all database queries that are
executed? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • PAL
  • My Alerts
  • Tracer (Correct)
  • SMA

Answer : Tracer

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 4

Which of the following cannot be used as a direct source for Repeating Grids? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Page lists
  • Data Table (Correct)
  • Page Groups
  • Report Definition

Answer : Data Table

In which of the following RuleSets is it most appropriate to define connector rules integrating with
an Enterprise Service Bus? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The Enterprise RuleSet (MyCo)
  • The Framework RuleSet (MyCoSelfServiceFW)
  • The Enterprise Int RuleSet (MyCoInt) (Correct)
  • The Framework Int RuleSet (MyCoSelfServiceFWInt)

Answer : The Enterprise Int RuleSet (MyCoInt)

A report definition can be referenced by all of the following rule types, except? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Sections
  • Report Definitions
  • Declare Pages
  • Data Transforms (Correct)

Answer : Data Transforms

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 2

Which of the following statements is least accurate regarding sections? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • A layout can be converted into a section
  • A flow action can reference only one section in its layout
  • When including a section, it must be in the same class as its container (Correct)
  • A harness requires at least one section

Answer : When including a section, it must be in the same class as its container

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 2

How does PRPC determine in which table to persist a specific work object? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • By using both the user access group and the DB-Admin-DB-Table record for the class group of the object
  • All work objects are stored in the pc_work table
  • By using both the RuleSet the object applies to class belongs to and the Data-Admin-DB-Table definitions
  • The Data-Admin-DB-Table record associated to the class group the work object belongs to (Correct)

Answer : The Data-Admin-DB-Table record associated to the class group the work object belongs to

Guardrail reports are useful in identifying ___________? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • when a data table does not have any instances
  • when an activity invokes an utility function
  • when a report definition uses columns that do not have indexes created in database
  • if the report definition is using a column that is not optimized (Correct)

Answer : if the report definition is using a column that is not optimized

Which of the following statements is most accurate about PRPC portals? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • PRPC provides standard Case Manager and Case Worker portals , which cannot be customized
  • PRPC provides standard Case Manager and Case Worker portals, which can be customized (Correct)
  • PRPC provides standard portals only for Case Managers
  • PRPC does not provide standard portals for Case Management

Answer : PRPC provides standard Case Manager and Case Worker portals, which can be customized

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 4

Which of the following statements most accurately describes the PRPC threading model? (Choose
One)


Options are :

  • PRThreads are simply Java Threads running within PRPC context
  • PRPC constantly runs multiple PRThreads concurrently
  • PRThreads are essentially namespace for requestor clipboard pages (Correct)
  • All of the above

Answer : PRThreads are essentially namespace for requestor clipboard pages

Which of the following statements regarding Services and Connectors is most accurate? (Choose
One)


Options are :

  • It is recommended to save the service rules in the integration RuleSet
  • Using interface properties in business rules improves performance
  • Mapping the interface properties to a separate data structure is recommended (Correct)
  • Connector Accelerators can create simulator rules

Answer : Mapping the interface properties to a separate data structure is recommended

From the report browser, a manager creates a standard report and shared category, and
configures the report in the shared category. How many rules were created from this process?
(Choose One)


Options are :

  • 2: A report definition and shortcut
  • 1: A report definition only
  • 4: A report definition, category, and 2 shortcuts (Correct)
  • 0: Only developers can create rules

Answer : 4: A report definition, category, and 2 shortcuts

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 1

_____________ can be used for restricting the length of a text field? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • A setting on the Property rule form
  • pxTextInput Control rule
  • All of the above (Correct)
  • Edit validate rule

Answer : All of the above

Using standard approaches, PRPC authentication can be configured in the following ways,
except? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • To authenticate against LDAP
  • To use the application server’s password file (Correct)
  • To use token based Single-SignOn (SSO)
  • To store usernames and passwords in the PRPC database

Answer : To use the application server’s password file

Which of the following is the most appropriate way to unit test HTTP Services? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Use the run button on the HTTP service rule (Correct)
  • Create HTML that is external to PRPC that connects to your service
  • Use the run button on the service activity rule
  • Use the System Management Application

Answer : Use the run button on the HTTP service rule

PEGACSA-v6-2 PEGA SYSTEM Certified System Architect CSA Test Set 3

Which of the following is the least accurate regarding PRPC Code Generator? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The Code Generator does not differ based on the rule type
  • The Code Generator can use data from both Clipboard and parameter pages to generate the java code
  • The Code Generator checks PRPC caches for rules already assembled
  • The Code Generator runs on every node (Correct)

Answer : The Code Generator runs on every node

Which of the following tools is the most appropriate to determine which property is displayed on a screen? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Rules Inspector (Correct)
  • Browser's Source
  • Tracer
  • Clipboard

Answer : Rules Inspector

Each of the following data points are available for reporting via standard process execution,
except: (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The total time an operator spends reviewing a work object (Correct)
  • The performing time of a specific flow action
  • Total elapsed time an assignment existed
  • If the assignment is passed its goal time

Answer : The total time an operator spends reviewing a work object

PEGACSSA-V6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 4

Where does the label "Create Quick Correspondence" come from? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Set by the short description of the flow action (Correct)
  • Set on the Assignment shape on the flow
  • Set by the usage on the history tab of the flow action
  • Is the name of the flow action rule

Answer : Set by the short description of the flow action

Regarding authentication, which of the following statements is least accurate? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • An access group can be associated with multiple roles
  • PRPC roles (Rule-Access-Role-Name) are used regardless of the authentication scheme
  • If LDAP is used for authentication it must also be used for authorization (Correct)
  • PRPC Supports Single-SignOn(SSO) through the PRCustom authentication type

Answer : If LDAP is used for authentication it must also be used for authorization

Which of the following tools display the details in real-time? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Tracer (Correct)
  • PLA
  • Performance Profiler
  • Log-Usage

Answer : Tracer

PEGACSA-v6-2 PEGA SYSTEM Certified System Architect CSA Test Set 8

Using multiple roles can be useful for which of the following reason? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • It is the only way to create managers who also do work
  • It improves run-time performance by reducing the number of caches
  • It eliminates the need for privilege
  • It can improve reuse and eliminate dual maintenance of role definitions (Correct)

Answer : It can improve reuse and eliminate dual maintenance of role definitions

Which of the following is least likely to impact the runtime experience of a report? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Including a class join
  • The order of the columns in the report (Correct)
  • Column Exposure
  • Changing filter criteria
  • Disabling Paging

Answer : The order of the columns in the report

An operator’s role ___________. (Choose One)


Options are :

  • determines how the operator is authenticated in PRPC
  • determines which RuleSets are in the operator’s RuleSet stack
  • defines what privileges and access the operator has (Correct)
  • determines which access groups the operator belongs to

Answer : defines what privileges and access the operator has

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 1

The portal rule is referenced in the _____________? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Starting flow
  • Application rule
  • Access group (Correct)
  • Harness rule

Answer : Access group

When the production system is reported to have unusual performance issues between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Monday, what will be the most likely tool to be used to identify the issue? (Choose
One)


Options are :

  • Use the tracer output that is captured on that time
  • Use the PAL stats saved in the log file
  • View the Log-Usage reports to see the PAL stats on that time (Correct)
  • Run PLA to interpret the alert logs

Answer : View the Log-Usage reports to see the PAL stats on that time

In a report definition, an architect would like to treat a datetime property as having an equal sort
value for the same date, regardless of the time. What is the best mechanism to implement this?
(Choose One)


Options are :

  • Applying and configuring a format for the column
  • Calling a function alias, such as the “Day” function (Correct)
  • Set the default format on the property form to Date
  • Selecting the “Ignore Timestamp” option

Answer : Calling a function alias, such as the “Day” function

PEGACSSA-v6-2 Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) Exam Set 4

A harness rule can be referenced in _________. (Choose Two)
A. a flow
B. a portal
C. another harness
D. a layout
E. a container


Options are :

  • B,C
  • A,E
  • C,D
  • A,B (Correct)
  • D,E

Answer : A,B

Given a PEGA0001 (4 seconds) and a PEGA0020 (3.7 seconds) alerts for the same user interaction, which of the following statements is most accurate? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • More details are needed to determine the root cause
  • The PEGA0001 is the root cause as it is the most severe alert
  • The PEGA0020 is the root cause as 3.7 seconds of the 4 seconds are accounted for in the PEGA0020 (Correct)
  • The PEGA0001 is the root cause as it has the longest elapsed time

Answer : The PEGA0020 is the root cause as 3.7 seconds of the 4 seconds are accounted for in the PEGA0020

If an External SOAP service is modified and some of the elements are modified, deleted, or
added, what is the most appropriate way to implement those changes in the SOAP connector?
(Choose One)


Options are :

  • Rerun the connector wizard using a new RuleSet version (Correct)
  • Unlock the RuleSet and rerun the connector wizard
  • Unlock the ruleset, delete the existing rules and rerun the connector wizard
  • Manually implement the changes

Answer : Rerun the connector wizard using a new RuleSet version

PEGACSA-v6-2 PEGA SYSTEM Certified System Architect CSA Test Set 11

Consider two classes in an Employee Human Resources application: an “Employee” class, and a
“TimeOff” class. The TimeOff class has an “EmployeeID” column that points to records in the
Employee class. An “Employees with No TimeOff” report must be created. What is the most likely
approach? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Create a report in the Employee class, with a class join to the TimeOff class
  • Create reports in both classes, and set the TimeOff report as a subreport of the Employee report (Correct)
  • Create a report in the TimeOff class, with a class join to the Employee class
  • Create reports in both classes, and set the Employee report as a subreport of the TimeOff report

Answer : Create reports in both classes, and set the TimeOff report as a subreport of the Employee report

Where does the label "Reject" come from? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • The parameter set in the harness referenced in that assignment
  • The flow action's short description (Correct)
  • Set on the assignment shape of the flow
  • The name of the flow action rule

Answer : The flow action's short description

Which of the following statements is least accurate regarding Smart Layouts? (Choose One)


Options are :

  • Smart Layout widths can be changed in the branding wizard
  • Smart Layouts are useful in aligning the UI fields
  • Smart Layouts can be converted to free form layouts
  • Smart Layout widths can be changed in a section rule (Correct)

Answer : Smart Layout widths can be changed in a section rule

Which of the following statements best describes the purpose of the Data-Admin-AuthService?
(Choose One)


Options are :

  • The AuthService defines the password requirements
  • The AuthService defines how PRPC services are authenticated
  • The AuthService maps a Servlet to the appropriate authentication and timeout activities (Correct)
  • The AuthService is used only when using LDAP authentication

Answer : The AuthService maps a Servlet to the appropriate authentication and timeout activities

What is the purpose of the Service Package? (Choose Two)
A. Support deployment of services
B. Define access control
C. Group different types of services that are related
D. It is used for migration
E. A namespace attached with the service rule


Options are :

  • B,C
  • A,E
  • A,B (Correct)
  • C,D
  • D,E

Answer : A,B

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