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Database-BadDBDef-Missing error while running BIX scripts



A Database-BadDBDef-Missing error occurs while running BIX scripts from command line.

Error Messages

ERROR - Exception while fetching Schema information for database: PegaRules Database-BadDBDef-Missing pegarules

Steps to Reproduce

Run BIX from the command line.

Root Cause

The configuration of properties to address the target database and target schema were set wrong.


Perform the following local-change:

​Set the following properties correctly in prconfig.xml to address the target database.

<env name="database/databases/yourTargetDB/url" value="jdbc:yourURL" />
<env name="database/databases/yourTargetDB/userName" value="yourUsername" />
<env name="database/databases/yourTargetDB/password" value="yourPassword" />
<env name="database/databases/yourTargetDB/defaultSchema" value="yourDefaultSchema"/>

Published May 14, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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