CA PPM Value gets changed when we try to save 20 digit value for the Numberic type attribute

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Article ID: 207113

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

The number attribute when try to save the value with 20 9's '99999999999999999999' then the value saved as 9,223,372,036,854,775,807 

Steps to re-produce:

1) Open any number type attribute.

2) Enter 20 times ‘9’ digit 99999999999999999999, then click on save. 

3) It is showing the value as 9,223,372,036,854,775,807 

 

 

 

Environment

Release : 15.8.1

Component : CA PPM APPLICATION

Resolution

Development has labeled this as "Not a Defect" because it is due to a Java limitation on the number size. 

If you have a business case for why you want to use that large of a number, you could submit an idea through your company representative for the PPM Ideation process.