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pxCreateDateTime error after Pega 7.1.7 installation



You install Pega 7.1.7 on Tomcat and Oracle 11g. When you start the system, you see an error writing property pxCreateDateTime.

Error Messages

2015-04-15 08:36:56,210 [] [ ] [ ] [ ] ( internal.access.DatabaseImpl) ERROR - Encountered database exception in saveAllOrNone Database-General Cannot write property pxCreateDateTime to a decimal column--its value, "20150415T153656.182 GMT", is not a decimal
From: (BAE31F7F64E62D745C61919D5393311D4)
at com.pega.pegarules.session.internal.authorization.context.GlobalContextCache.writeRuleSetListHashToDB(

Steps to Reproduce

Start Pega 7.1.7 on tomcat/oracle.

Root Cause

You are using an old version of the Oracle JDBC driver.


Either you use a newer version of the JDBC driver or you set this connection property in your datasource.


Since you are running Java 6 you should use an ojdbc6.jar for your Oracle 11 database and then you will not need that V8Compatible setting.

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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