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NoClassDefFoundError when running PassGen command line tool


Summary file to encrypt the database passwords failing to execute.

Error Messages

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:

Steps to Reproduce

Execute from the command line --driver /lib/ojdbc6.jar --prweb /BIX --propfile /config/ PASSWORD


Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.  The command line arguments are not set correctly.  The paths in the driver, prweb, and propfile parameters do not match the directory structure on the filesystem.


Make the following change to the operating environment: 

See this article for details of how to setup the directory structure and command line parameters to execute the runPega script.

./ --driver lib/ojdbc6.jar --prweb /tmp/TestRunPega/718 --propfile /tmp/TestRunPega/718/WEB-INF/classes/ PASSWORD


Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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