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User gets "Error 503: PegaRULES server not available" on login



User encounters UI error "Error 503: PegaRULES server not available" on login.

Error Messages

PRPC failed to start with exception below in the logs

[6/10/14 11:54:57:974 CDT] 0000001b webapp        I WebGroup SRVE0169I: Loading Web Module: prweb.war.
[6/10/14 11:54:58:135 CDT] 0000001b WASSessionCor I SessionContextRegistry getSessionContext SESN0176I: Will create a new session context for application key default_hostprweb
[6/10/14 11:54:58:402 CDT] 0000001b SecurityManag W   SECJ0314W: Current Java 2 Security policy reported a potential violation of Java 2 Security Permission. Refer to the InfoCenter for further information.

Permission: : Access denied (java.lang.RuntimePermission
    com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRSecureLoader  in  {file:/opt/WAS70/AppServer/profiles/Custom01/installedApps/gbapegawasdmdevCell01/DEVprpc_j2ee14.ear/APP-INF/lib/prbootstrap.jar}

Stack Trace: Access denied (java.lang.RuntimePermission
 at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPermission(
 at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPackageAccess(
 at java.lang.Class.checkMemberAccess(
 at java.lang.Class.getConstructor(
 at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.ConditionalPermissionInfoImpl.addPermissions(
 at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.ConditionalPermissionSet.implies(
 at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleCombinedPermissions.implies(
 at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPermission(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRSecureLoader.<init>(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRBaseLoader.<init>(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRBootstrap.checkForStartup(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRBootstrap.invokeMethodPropagatingThrowable(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRBootstrap.invokeMethod(
 at com.pega.pegarules.internal.web.servlet.WebAppLifeCycleListenerBoot.contextInitialized(

Steps to Reproduce

Not Applicable

Root Cause

Websphere "Java 2 security" is enabled without providing the required permissions for PRPC application resources via the policy file.


Disable Websphere "Java 2 security"

Published February 15, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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