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java.lang.IllegalStateException in the application server logs



After user upgrade to Pega 7.2.2, the exception "java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to configure jsr356 at that stage. ServerContainer is null" is thrown during the application Server startup.

The application is running on WebLogic Server Version: with Jap Version Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM Version 24.71-b01.

As user's application does not support mobile devices, they would like to know how the above exception can be disabled

Error Messages

2017-05-05 14:36:55,117 [] [ STANDARD] [ ] [ ] (e.container.JSR356AsyncSupport) ERROR - WebLogic Server Wed May 21 18:53:34 PDT 2014 1604337 Oracle WebLogic Server Module Dependencies 12.1 Tue Mar 11 15:35:15 MDT 2014 WebLogic Jersey Server Integration 3.0 Fri Feb 21 10:55:11 UTC 2014 must use JDK 1.8+ with WebSocket

2017-05-05 14:36:55,119 [] [ STANDARD] [ ] [ ] (pr.DefaultAsyncSupportResolver) ERROR - Real error: Unable to configure jsr356 at that stage. ServerContainer is null
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to configure jsr356 at that stage. ServerContainer is null
at org.atmosphere.container.JSR356AsyncSupport.<init>(
at org.atmosphere.container.JSR356AsyncSupport.<init>(
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(

Steps to Reproduce

Upgrade to Pega 7.2.2.

During server start up the exception can be seen in the server logs

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.

As user's applications does not support mobile devices, the push notifications feature does not work.


Perform the following local-change:

Set the value for "server-push/enabled" to 'false' in prconfig.xml file to disable the feature.

Published June 29, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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