How to solve an GFv3 pkg Toolkit AttributeError: 'NoneType' Object Has No Attribute 'encode'

(Doc ID 1496207.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 3.0.1 to 3.1.2 [Release 3.0 to 3.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Goal is to resolve the error message: "AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'encode' " that is observed when trying to execute the Glassfish pkg toolkit command.

For example when we try to set a new publisher, or try to list existing publishers, an error stack can be seen like



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