Installing hotfixes by using a direct connection to the database

To automate hotfix installation, use the command-line tools by using a direct connection to the database. This is most commonly done for a stopped instance.

  1. Configure the common properties of the file.

    Property name Value
    pega.jdbc.driver.jar Path to the database driver .jar file.
    pega.jdbc.driver.class The database driver class.
    pega.database.type Database vendor type.
    pega.jdbc.url URL of your database.
    pega.jdbc.username Database user name.
    pega.jdbc.password Database password. If you use a split schema, the value for the rules schema name. If you do not use a split schema, the value for the schema name. If you use a split schema, the value for the data schema name.
  2. Configure the install properties of the file.

    Property name Value
    hotfix.operation install
    hotfix.DLFilePath The full path to the hotfix package file
    hotfix.bypass.schema The default value, false, applies any schema changes automatically. Specify true if you have already manually applied the schema changes.
    hotfix.force Set only at the request of Global Customer Support to skip hotfix validations and force the hotfix data into the system.
  3. Save and close the file.
  4. Run the prpcUtils.bat or script with the manageHotfixes option, for example:

    prpcUtils.bat manageHotfixes

    Optional: Pass one or more arguments.

    prpcUtils script argument Value
    connPropFile The full path to the file that includes information for multiple targets.
    driverClass Your JDBC driver class (example: oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver).
    driverJAR Location of your JDBC .jar file.
    dbType Database vendor type (mssql, udb, oracledate, postgres, db2zos).
    dbURL JDBC URL to the database.
    dbUser Database user name.
    dbPassword Database password.
    archivePath Full path to the archive to be imported or exported.
    propFile The full path to the properties file, to override the default
    hfixAction If manageHotfixes is selected, sets the hotfix operation. Valid values are commit , rollback , generateDDL , install , and scan.
    rulesSchema The rules schema.
    dataSchema The data schema.
    noFailOnError Set to true or false. When enabled, instances that fail to import are skipped and import continues instead of failing.
    U Pega user name.
    P Pega password.
    accessGroup AccessGroup in which the Rule-Declare-Index of the classes being exposed exists. Applicable for the expose utility if --U or --P are not provided.