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Not able to create keyring file for standalone BIX 7.2.1



User is setting up a standalone Business Intelligence Exchange (BIX) 7.2.2 server, however facing error while executing the export command.

Error Messages

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.util.crypto.KeyringImpl.main(
Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to create provider Session
at com.pega.pegarules.common.PREngineProvider.<clinit>(
Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/http/HttpServletResponse
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(

Steps to Reproduce

1. Copy BIX distribution on Unix server.
2. Configure prconfig.xml and files.
3. Import jars as mentioned in the Pega document.
4. Run the Java command.

Root Cause

An issue in the custom extract command where the user missed to provide system property "Dpegarules.keyring=config/pegarules.keyring".


Perform the following local-change:

Add the required system property in the export command, that is, Dpegarules.keyring=config/pegarules.keyring.

Published September 27, 2017 - Updated December 2, 2021

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