GlassFish v3 Silent Mode Installation on Windows fails when directory path to installer executable contains white space (Doc ID 1506742.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 3.1.2 to 3.1.2 [Release 3.1]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

The GlassFish Server 3.1.2 Silent Mode Installation will fail on Windows Platform when the path to the installer executable itself contains white spaces.

The observed symptom is that the installer wizard comes up for only a fraction of a second, but then disappears.

This is reproducible any time on Windows platform.
The issue does not happen on Linux.
The issue happen only with the Silent Mode Installation.

Cause

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