Opened 12 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#1006 assigned Bug / Defect

signed integer is greater than maximum, log spam in /var/log

Reported by: rares.hadarean Owned by: novaflash
Priority: major Milestone: release 2.4.3
Component: Access Server Version:
Severity: Not set (select this one, unless your'e a OpenVPN developer) Keywords:



For a few days now OpenVPN has been logging thousands of 978KB log files /var/log (more than 150GB over night)

The all the log files have this exception:

2018-01-29 09:18:04+0200 [-] Unexpected error in main loop.
2018-01-29 09:18:04+0200 [-] Unhandled Error

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/scripts/", line 202, in postApplication

self.startReactor(None, self.oldstdout, self.oldstderr)

File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/application/", line 445, in startReactor

self.config, oldstdout, oldstderr, self.profiler, reactor)

File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/application/", line 348, in runReactorWithLogging

File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/internet/", line 1166, in run


--- <exception caught here> ---

File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/internet/", line 1178, in mainLoop


File "/usr/local/openvpn_as/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.7-linux-x86_64.egg/twisted/internet/", line 177, in doPoll

l = self._poller.wait(len(self._selectables), timeout)

exceptions.OverflowError?: signed integer is greater than maximum

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 months ago by Gert Döring

Owner: set to Antonio
Status: newassigned
Version: OpenVPN 2.4.3 (Community Ed)

this is openvpn AS, and bugs should be reported to the commercial openvpn, inc. support.

Since it is here already - @ordex: how do we handle AS bugs in the community trac?

comment:2 Changed 12 months ago by novaflash

This should definitely be posted to the support ticket system for Access Server. I would like to suggest that AS related tickets do not stay up here on trac, since it is meant for the open source version only.

comment:3 Changed 12 months ago by Gert Döring

Owner: changed from Antonio to novaflash
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