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Error in UDFs generation and installation



An error is observed when generating the UDFs using the below command-line:

generateudf.bat --action install --dbType db2zos

Error Messages

[java] Error generating ddl for db2zos: XPathFactory#newInstance() failed to create an XPathFactory for the default object model: with the
XPathFactoryConfigurationException: javax.xml.xpath.XPathFactoryConfigurationException: java.util.ServiceConfigurationError: javax.xml.xpathXPathFactory:
jar:file:/[path_to_Pega_Platform]/scripts/lib/saxon9he.jar!/META-INF/services/javax.xml.xpath.XPathFactory:2: Illegal configuration-file syntax
[java] at
[java] at

C:\Users\suppala\Desktop\PRPC_7.1.6\scripts\setupDatabase.xml:1435: The following error occurred while executing this line:
C:\Users\suppala\Desktop\PRPC_7.1.6\scripts\setupDDL.xml:98: Java returned: 1

Steps to Reproduce

Run the generateudf.bat program as described above.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment: The script was finding Java 8 in the environment, which is not supported for Pega 7.1.6.


Make the following change to the operating environment: Change to Java 7.


Published November 4, 2016 - Updated November 13, 2016

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