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Error occurs when deploying the EAR on jBoss EAP 7.1



Error generated in the JBOSS log when deploying the prpc_j2ee14_jboss7JBM.ear application. This occurs when setting up a new Pega 7.3.1 instance running on JBOSS EAP 7.1.

Refer to the Pega Platform Installation Guide to configure the Application server:

Error Messages

Java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: VFS000023: Given parent (\"/content/prpc_j2ee14_jboss7JBM.ear/prweb.war\") is not an ancestor of this virtual file"},
"WFLYCTL0412: Required services that are not installed:" =>

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Install and configure a JBoss EAP 7.1 instance.
  2. Import prpc_j2ee14_jboss7JBM.ear.

Root Cause

Deployment displays exception on upgrade  to JBOSS EAP 7.1, The issue is related to JBoss.


As a local change, update the Jboss-deployment-structure.xml file.

For more information, refer to the JBoss knowledge base article entitled 'Deployment throwing exception on upgrade to JBOSS EAP 7.1'.

Published December 30, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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