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Pega agents are hung; unable to log in to Developer portal



Pega production node is hung and unable to log in to the system. This is an assigned node for agent processing and none of the agents are processing the work.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Start the server
  2. Try to login

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.


Perform the following local-change: 
  1. Disable the agents at node level using prconfig.xml setting <env name="agent/enable" value="false" />
  2. Restart the server
  3. Log in to Developer portal and manually stop all the agents by disabling agent schedule instances.
  4. Restart the server
  5. Start the agents manually.

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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