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Upgrade failed for UAT environment

SA-15836

Summary



Pega 7.1.7 has NullPointerException during rulebase installation/upgrade process.

Error Messages



[java] 2015-09-30 21:12:15,101 [ PegaRULES-Batch-5] [ STANDARD] [ PegaRULES:07.10] (al.compiler.PRCompilerPoolImpl) ERROR - Error in retrieving a PRCompiler instance from the pool.
[java] java.lang.NullPointerException
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.getJarDisplayName(InitialConfiguration.java:541)
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.addUniqueBundleToList(InitialConfiguration.java:1243)
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.addUniqueBundleToList(InitialConfiguration.java:1238)
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.createAndInitCompiler(InitialConfiguration.java:495)
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.generation.internal.compiler.PRCompilerPoolImpl$PRCompilerFactory.makeObject(PRCompilerPoolImpl.java:104)



Steps to Reproduce



Upgrade environment to Pega 7.1.7

Root Cause



A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.
PRPC complier throws NullPointerException during installation/upgrade if system is referring to an external jar file which does not contain a manifest.mf file. 

Resolution



Perform the following local-change:Add manifest.mf file for external jar.
 

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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