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Unable to deploy Pega 7.1.5 EAR with MDB



User has added a MDB to the Pega 7.1.5 EAR and is unable to deploy. EJB version in Pega 7 is 2.1 and the generated MDB is not compatible. An error appeared when deploying the EAR.

Error Messages

The EAR file could be corrupt and/or incomplete. Make sure that the application is at a compatible Java(TM) Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) level for the current version of WebSphere(R) Application Server. [Root exception is org.eclipse.jst.j2ee.commonarchivecore.internal.exception.DeploymentDescriptorLoadException: META-INF/ejb-jar.xml]

java.lang.IllegalStateException: Parent Translator (EnterpriseBeansTranslator(entity|session|message-driven,371463716))
did not find a Child Translator for "message-driven-destination". ]

Steps to Reproduce

Deploy the EAR after adding an MDB.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code.


Perform the following local-change:

1. Remove the below section from generated ejb-jar.xml:
<message-driven-destination id="MessageDrivenDestination_CaseMgmtEventListener">

2. Remove the doctype defination from ejb-jar.xml:
<!DOCTYPE ejb-jar PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Enterprise JavaBeans 2.0//EN" "">

3. Add the below tags to generated ejb-jar.xml:

Note: This issue is resolved in Pega 7.1.7.

Published December 7, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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