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Not able to start the server/application after upgrade



After upgrade from PRPC 6.1 to Pega 7.2.2 split schema on Websphere application server startup of the system fails.

Error Messages

2017-09-25 17:11:13,764 [ server.startup : 2] [ ] [ ] [ ] ( basic.config.SettingsImpl) ERROR - Unable to connect to database. Will only use properties from file.
java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.doOALL(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CPreparedStatement.doOall8(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CPreparedStatement.doOall8(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CPreparedStatement.executeForDescribe(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatement.executeMaybeDescribe(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatement.doExecuteWithTimeout(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OraclePreparedStatement.executeInternal(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OraclePreparedStatement.executeQuery(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OraclePreparedStatementWrapper.executeQuery(
at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.SettingReaderDB.getAllClassificationSettingsDB(
at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.SettingReaderDB.getSettingsDB(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.config.SettingsImpl.getConfigSettingsFromDB(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.config.SettingsImpl.initialize(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.config.SettingsImpl.<init>(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.config.SettingsImpl.<clinit>(
at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initializeImpl(Native Method)
at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.PRExecProviderImpl.getSettings(
at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.PRExecProviderImpl.initialize(
at com.pega.pegarules.common.PREngineProvider.<clinit>(
at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initializeImpl(Native Method)
at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(

Steps to Reproduce

Upgrade to split schema on Pega 7.2.2

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment:

The namespace bindings which specify the default PegaRULES and PegaDATA schemas are not getting picked up by the startup.


Make the following change to the operating environment:

Change the scope of the namespace bindings to be server as specified in the deployment guide.

See the "Creating binding identifiers" section of th
e Platform Installation Guide for IBM WebSphere and Oracle

Published February 20, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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