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Pega7.3 update fails with user.temp.dir is not a valid directory



Pega update from Pega 7.1.6 to 7.3 fails with multiple error messages.

Error Messages

ERROR - Unable to build Conlusion, YOUR_CLASS of type, Class
[java] Unable to initialize a ClassInfoConclusion for YOUR_CLASS
[java] at ~[prprivate.jar:?]
[java] at ~[prprivate.jar:?]
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.dictionary.ConclusionTypeCacheImpl.create( ~[prprivate.jar:?]
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.dictionary.ConclusionTypeCacheImpl.loadOrCreateFromContext( ~[prprivate.jar:?]
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.basic.dictionary.ConclusionTypeCacheImpl.getOrCreateFromContext( ~[prprivate.jar:?]


[echo] Generating Cleanup Script: /your_73tmp/PRPC-RulesetCleanup.sql
[java] Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: script.output.path (Or) user.temp.dir is not a valid directory
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.cleanscript.CleanScriptParameters.postValidate(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.util.deploy.JDBCParameters.construct(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.cleanscript.CleanupScriptGenerator.callProcess(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.cleanscript.CleanupScriptGenerator.main(

Steps to Reproduce

Not Applicable

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment

The conclusion cache error does not throw off the upgrade.

It is Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: script.output.path (Or) user.temp.dir is not a valid directory
error that kills the update process.

At this point, Pega is trying write a SQL file to /your_73tmp/PRPC-RulesetCleanup.sql folder. /your_73tmp folder is specified via user.temp.dir property and this failure happens because the specified directory doesn't exist.


Make the following change to the operating environment:

Inside file update user.temp.dir property to a directory location that exists and that the user that is running the update has full access to.
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Published November 3, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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