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Shared Lib issue in Websphere



Error in PRPC while referring to a class in the jar file configured as shared library by the class loader in WAS.

Error Messages

Class cannot be resolved to a type

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Place an external JAR on the server and refer one of its class in activity.
  2. Error is thrown when activity is saved.

Root Cause

Issues with thirdparty jar where classes from the external JAR were not getting loaded by classloaders.


It is suggested to change the JAR files and verify if classes being used in activity are loaded correctly.
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Published February 3, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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