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Exception during Extract rule connecting to external database



Exception occurs when running the Business Intelligence Exchange (BIX) Extract rule to connect to an external database.

Error Messages

The DataSource java:comp/env/jdbc/sqlPEGAPHL is invalid: Unable to obtain DataSource object: code: SQLState: Unexpected exception resolving reference Message: DatabaseException caused by prior exception: javax.naming.NamingException: Unexpected exception resolving reference [Root exception is java.sql.SQLException:] DatabaseException caused by prior exception: java.sql.SQLException: | SQL Code: 0 | SQL State: null The DataSource java:comp/env/jdbc/sqlPEGAPHL is invalid: A connection could not be obtained.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a BIX Extract rule whose output data is saved in an external database
  2. Create a Database rule which used JDBC connection pool details
  3. Run the Extract rule

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.


Perform the following local-change:

Add the mssql-jdbc-7.2.1.jre8.jar file in lib directory of Tomcat server and restart the server.



Published August 19, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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