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Copy External Jar to ../prweb/WEB_INF/lib/. folder



The user is not able to import the Jar through Designer studio and need to place them manually in /prweb/WEB_INF/lib folder.

Error Messages

Caused by: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxIOException: [resolving systemId 'pegajdbc://1865785234:0/TestWCFClient-0.0.1.jar!/META-INF/wsit-client.xml']: unknown protocol: pegajdbc

Steps to Reproduce

Import Jar through Pega designer studio to see that the class is not loaded at run time.

Root Cause

Importing jars which have webservice related code is loaded by different class loader.


Follow below steps to resolve the issue:
  1. Open the executable jar (via 7zip)
  2. In the META-INF folder
  3. Add “pega.force.extract” an empty file and the name should be same .
  4. Import jar into PRPC

Clear the temp directory of both application server and web application and restart the server.

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Published March 26, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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