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BIX 7.1 not recognizing keyring file error: null password given



When running a BIX extraction from the command line by setting the pegarules.keyring system property, the extraction is not finding it.

- Dpegarules.keyring=file://$BIX_HOME/config/pegarules.keyring

Error Messages

2014-10-30 13:35:06,980 [                main] [          ] [                    ] (      etier.impl.EngineStartup) ERROR   - Reason: Database-General    Problem encountered when getting connection for database pegarules    1005    72000    ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied

From: (unknown) 
Caused by SQL Problems.
Problem #1, SQLState 72000, Error code 1005: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied


Steps to Reproduce

1. Run a BIX extraction from the command line specifiying keyring file

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is software use/operation error. When running on unix you need to specify the system property using a relative path.


This issue is resolved by making the following change to the Pega operating environment: 

The full path setting of the keyring file location is not being found.  Instead set the location using a relative path.


Published January 31, 2016 - Updated December 2, 2021

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