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Unable to generate keyring file for Pega 7.1 BIX



Unable to generate a new keyring file for Pega 7.1 environment for BIX extracts to encrypt the db connection password.

Error Messages

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:  com.pega.pegarules.crypto.KeyringImpl

Steps to Reproduce

Run script executing the KeyringImpl class.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.  The Java command in the script is not setup correctly to execute the KeyringImpl class in Pega 7.1.


Make the following change to the operating environment: 

Use the following article to set your classpath and what the actual Java command should look file when generating a keyring file in Pega 7.1.

Here is an example of what the command should look like:

java -Xmx512M -cp /opt/719/lib/ojdbc6.jar:/opt/719/config:/opt/719/lib/jsr94-1.0.jar:/opt/719/lib/prbootstrap.jar:/opt/719/lib/prdbcp.jar:/opt/719/lib/prbootstrap-api.jar com.pega.pegarules.exec.internal.util.crypto.KeyringImpl <arguments>


Published March 1, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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