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Permission denied error when initiating the update



An error occurs when trying to run almost immediately after launching it, with Pega 7.2.2 preventing the application from being upgraded.

Error Messages

your_server[your_user]->./ line 39: ./bin/ant: Permission denied
Ant Process returned a non 0 value

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Configure
  2. Run the script.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.

The user running the script does not have the correct permissions to run the update script.


Make the following change to the operating environment:

​Give the user running the script full permissions to the top level Pega media directory and all the subdirectories and files.

Published June 8, 2017 - Updated August 7, 2017

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