Failed to create HTTP client: failed to create auth config from json key file [REDACTED], error: %!s(<nil>)

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Description of the issue

On my google-play-deploy step I’m getting authentication problem as with the title.

The error shows

Failed to create HTTP client: failed to create auth config from json key file [REDACTED], error: %!s(<nil>)


The issue happened in

If on which stack? If not on on what operating system? (Plus any other information you can share)



  • Does a “Rebuild” help? (You can trigger a rebuild from the Build’s page, by clicking the “Rebuild” button in the top right corner of a finished build) : NO
  • Does a rebuild without caches help? (You can remove the Cache:Pull and Cache:Push steps temporarily to not to use the cache, or you can delete all the caches on the Settings tab of the app. : NO
  • Does the issue happen sporadically, or every time? : Happens everytime
  • Does upgrading the build Step to the latest version help? : NO
  • When did the issue start? : After following the suggested steps.

Local reproduction

_Can it be reproduced on your own Mac/PC by following our local debug guide? Please follow at least the first section (“Testing with a full clean git clone”) to make sure to test the state of the code what will get when it does a git clone in the clean environment! If possible please note which sections you tried. No

Local reproduction: Linux / Android (docker based) stack builds

_Can it be reproduced by running the build locally, after doing a new git clone of the repository into the /tmp directory and running the build from there with the Bitrise CLI ( Bitrise CLI )? If no, can it be reproduced with Docker (using the same docker images / environment we use on Related guide: Redirecting… No

Build log


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