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Upgrade failed for UAT environment



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(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.addUniqueBundleToList(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.addUniqueBundleToList(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.session.external.mgmt.InitialConfiguration.createAndInitCompiler(
[java] at com.pega.pegarules.generation.internal.compiler.PRCompilerPoolImpl$PRCompilerFactory.makeObject(

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 file. 


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

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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