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BIX issue running from command line in Pega 7.1.8



When attempting to run Business Intelligence Exchange (BIX from the command line within a Linux environment, an error is thrown: Error: Could not find or load main class

Error Messages

$ ./
Error: Could not find or load main class

Steps to Reproduce

Setup the environment and run the command line script.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.The script was not setup correctly.


Make the following change to the operating environment: 

In the extraction script,  set the CLASSPATH  to include all of the jar files from the BIX/lib directory of the media.
Setup the java command to include all of the required system properties and parameters.  

Here is an example command:

java"file:///your_appspath/BIX/7.1.8/config/" -Dpegarules.config="config/prconfig.xml"  -Dpegarules.logging.configuration="config/prlogging.xml" -Dcom.pega.pegarules.bootstrap.ignorejndi=true <extract parameters>
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Published June 17, 2016 - Updated December 2, 2021

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