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RuleNotFound on exporting Product rule with command line utility



RuleNotFoundException occurs when exporting a Product Rule through the command line utility.

Error Messages

[java] [ your_host] [ STANDARD] [ ] ( internal.mgmt.Executable) ERROR - RuleNotFoundException
[java] Failed to find a 'RULE-OBJ-WHEN' with the name 'YOURWHENRULE' that applies to 'YOURCLASS'.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a Product Rule
  2. Include Class instances in the Product rule and mention the class name
  3. Include a When condition
  4. Export the rule using the command line utility 

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment. The specified did not include the Pega username and password for rule resolution to find the Rule-Obj-When rule.


Perform the following local-change:

Specify the pega.user.username and pega.user.password properties for an operator with the correct access group to determine the runtime context.


Published July 23, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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