ValueError: Malformed credentials string. Expected 3 colon-separated items

Bug #1351488 reported by Diogo Matsubara
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Diogo Matsubara

Bug Description

Running maas-test with a utopic VM raises the following:

2014-07-31 19:26:23,169 INFO Downloading KVM image for arch=amd64 release=utopic label=daily...
2014-07-31 19:26:27,979 INFO Done downloading KVM image.
2014-07-31 19:26:27,997 INFO Creating virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf, arch=amd64...
2014-07-31 19:26:30,700 INFO Done creating virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf, arch=amd64.
2014-07-31 19:26:30,701 INFO Waiting for the virtual machine to come up...
2014-07-31 19:26:51,119 INFO Virtual machine is running.
2014-07-31 19:26:51,120 INFO Waiting for cloud-init to finish its work...
2014-07-31 19:26:54,315 INFO Cloud-init run finished.
2014-07-31 19:26:54,315 INFO Configuring network interface on virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf...
2014-07-31 19:27:01,298 INFO Done configuring network interface on virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf
2014-07-31 19:27:15,865 INFO Virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf is ready.
2014-07-31 19:27:32,695 INFO Installing MAAS (version 1.5.2+bzr2282-0ubuntu2)...
2014-07-31 19:29:40,801 INFO Done installing MAAS.
2014-07-31 19:29:51,485 INFO Destroying virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf...
2014-07-31 19:29:52,543 INFO Done destroying virtual machine 15a879d8-190a-11e4-8c0a-00e081ddd1cf.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/ubuntu/jenkins-jobs/workspace/maas-test/maas-test/bin/maas-test", line 9, in <module>
    load_entry_point('maas-test==0.1', 'console_scripts', 'maas-test')()
  File "/home/ubuntu/jenkins-jobs/workspace/maas-test/maas-test/maastest/", line 30, in entry_point
    return_code = main(args)
  File "/home/ubuntu/jenkins-jobs/workspace/maas-test/maas-test/maastest/", line 307, in main
  File "/home/ubuntu/jenkins-jobs/workspace/maas-test/maas-test/maastest/", line 350, in setUp
    maas_client = self.get_maas_api_client(api_key)
  File "/home/ubuntu/jenkins-jobs/workspace/maas-test/maas-test/maastest/", line 408, in get_maas_api_client
    credentials = convert_string_to_tuple(api_key)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/apiclient/", line 47, in convert_string_to_tuple
    % creds_string)
ValueError: Malformed credentials string. Expected 3 colon-separated items, got 'Using: Python 2.7\npvpPQgg3nKV6MQ9qQv:GPBPMH2qHKENL8rSqH:tcHLr4YYvc5neHjBGrMafufZDdSQdTTa'.

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Diogo Matsubara (matsubara) wrote :

The reason for this failure is due to an update to python-django source package version 1.6.5-3 (see which replaced with a custom script that can run different versions of python. The script also prints the string: "Using: Python2.7\n" as part of normal operation with no option to to be less verbose. I think the easiest way to fix this is to fix maas-test to cope with that change.

Changed in maas-test:
status: New → Triaged
Changed in maas-test:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Raphaël Badin (rvb)
Changed in maas-test:
assignee: nobody → Diogo Matsubara (matsubara)
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