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GenerateDDL error when upgraded from Pega 7.1.5 to Pega 7.1.7



The user is unable to upgrade from Pega 7.1.5 to Pega 7.1.7. The upgrade package was downloaded according to the instructions. The database script requires manual generation. An error occurrs and the script fails when generateDDL script was run.

Error Messages

Drive name:\Path: Unable to load driver class from the following path(s): db2jcc4.jar

Steps to Reproduce

1. Download and extract Pega 7.1.7.
2. Navigate to Pega7.1.7_Upgrade/scripts, and modify file.
3. Copy Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver file db2jcc4.jar to the same folder.
4. Run command line: ".\generateddl.bat --action upgrade"

Root Cause

The JDBC driver must be in the class path. - /scripts is not in the class path. It should be included in /lib.


Include the JDBC driver in /lib.

Published May 14, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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