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BIX extract fails due to past date in the request



BIX extract fails due to a date in the request.

Below is the XML request/case received with date 03/30/1871 for which BIX (Pega Job which extracts the data) generated an error because the job cannot support the DateTime value before the year 1901.

<adatetime>18710330T045602.000 GMT</adatetime>


Error Messages

(internal.access.ExtractImpl) ERROR   - Unable to process Work-MyWork: Assertion botch: negative time

Steps to Reproduce

Not Applicable

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is in a third-party product. There is a bug in the Oracle JDBC driver.


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

Use the following version of the Oracle JDBC driver or later to address the bug noted below (9491954).

Oracle JDBC Drivers release Readme.txt
Note: this readme is specific to fixes in patch-set; see
9491954     RuntimeException "Assertion botch: negative time" from Timestamp bind
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Published August 12, 2015 - Updated December 2, 2021

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