Reference variable does not show display value in catalog item for cmdb_ci or its child table.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a catalog item which has a reference type variable.

  2. Point the reference of this variable to any cmdb_ci table or any child table (for example, cmdb_ci_server).

  3. Set the display value for the cmdb_ci table to Short Description.

    This automatically sets the display value for the short description on the cmdb_ci_server.

  4. Go the newly created catalog item.

  5. Click Try It.

  6. Fill in the value for the reference variable.

    The short description should be shown but the name is shown instead.


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Related Problem: PRB1256511

Seen In

Kingston Patch 2

Intended Fix Version


Fixed In

Jakarta Patch 9
Kingston Patch 4

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Last Updated:2018-05-23 19:32:53