Bug 834399 - Leak of keystore file descriptors in ovirt-engine
Summary: Leak of keystore file descriptors in ovirt-engine
Alias: None
Product: oVirt
Classification: Retired
Component: ovirt-engine-core
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Other
Target Milestone: ---
: 3.1
Assignee: Juan Hernández
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: infra
Depends On:
Blocks: 822145 835006
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Reported: 2012-06-21 18:38 UTC by Juan Hernández
Modified: 2012-08-09 08:06 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
: 835006 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2012-08-09 08:06:36 UTC
oVirt Team: ---

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Description Juan Hernández 2012-06-21 18:38:26 UTC
Description of problem:

The engine doesn't close the file descriptor used to open and read the .keystore file, as a result after some time file descriptors are exhausted an the engine is non operational.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Not that this is the first 3.1 beta, before the change in the numbering schema for pre-releases.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start the engine and wait.
Actual results:

The engine is non operational.

Expected results:

The file descriptor should be closed after use.

Additional info:

The following message appears repeatedly in the engine.log file:

2012-06-17 05:21:24,682 ERROR
(ajp-- Failed to decryptjava.io.FileNotFoundException:
/etc/pki/ovirt-engine/.keystore (Too many open files)

Running lsof -p <engine pid> shows hundreds of the same open file:

java    3557 ovirt  839r   REG  253,0     3230  7865608
java    3557 ovirt  840r   REG  253,0     3230  7865608
java    3557 ovirt  841r   REG  253,0     3230  7865608

Comment 1 Juan Hernández 2012-06-21 18:41:27 UTC
The change to fix this issue is here:


It has already been merged in the master branch, and it is waiting for review in the engine_3.1 branch:


Comment 2 Ofer Schreiber 2012-07-05 12:21:09 UTC
New oVirt 3.1 beta build containing this fix has been uploaded to ovirt.org.

Comment 3 Itamar Heim 2012-08-09 08:06:36 UTC
closing ON_QA bugs as oVirt 3.1 was released:

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