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Tester example project FunctionalTests fail with Bad gRPC response.

See original GitHub issue

What version of gRPC and what language are you using?

C# Grpc.AspNetCore" Version=“2.25.0” and whatever GrpcDotNetPackageVersion is set to in the sample projects for this repo

What operating system (Linux, Windows,…) and version?

MacOs Mojave and ubuntu 16.04

What runtime / compiler are you using (e.g. .NET Core SDK version dotnet --info)


▶ dotnet --info
.NET Core SDK (reflecting any global.json):
 Version:   3.0.100
 Commit:    04339c3a26

Runtime Environment:
 OS Name:     Mac OS X
 OS Version:  10.14
 OS Platform: Darwin
 RID:         osx.10.14-x64
 Base Path:   /usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk/3.0.100/

Host (useful for support):
  Version: 3.0.0
  Commit:  7d57652f33

.NET Core SDKs installed:
  1.0.4 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  2.0.0 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  2.1.200 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  2.1.505 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  2.2.105 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  3.0.100-preview3-010431 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]
  3.0.100 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/sdk]

.NET Core runtimes installed:
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.All 2.1.9 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.All]
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.All 2.2.3 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.All]
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 2.1.9 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.App]
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 2.2.3 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.App]
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 3.0.0-preview3-19153-02 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.App]
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 3.0.0 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 1.0.5 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 1.1.2 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 2.0.0 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 2.0.7 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 2.1.9 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 2.2.3 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 3.0.0-preview3-27503-5 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 3.0.0 [/usr/local/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]


$ dotnet --info
.NET Core SDK (reflecting any global.json):
 Version:   3.0.100
 Commit:    04339c3a26

Runtime Environment:
 OS Name:     ubuntu
 OS Version:  16.04
 OS Platform: Linux
 RID:         ubuntu.16.04-x64
 Base Path:   /usr/share/dotnet/sdk/3.0.100/

Host (useful for support):
  Version: 3.0.0
  Commit:  95a0a61858

.NET Core SDKs installed:
  3.0.100 [/usr/share/dotnet/sdk]

.NET Core runtimes installed:
  Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 3.0.0 [/usr/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.AspNetCore.App]
  Microsoft.NETCore.App 3.0.0 [/usr/share/dotnet/shared/Microsoft.NETCore.App]

What did you do?

git clone
cd grpc-dotnet/examples/Tester/
dotnet test

What did you expect to see?

all of the tests pass

What did you see instead?

the unit tests pass and the functional tests fail with Grpc.Core.RpcException : Status(StatusCode=Internal, Detail="Bad gRPC response. Response protocol downgraded to HTTP/1.1.").

For example:

  X SayHelloClientStreamingTest [120ms]
  Error Message:
   Grpc.Core.RpcException : Status(StatusCode=Internal, Detail="Bad gRPC response. Response protocol downgraded to HTTP/1.1.")
  Stack Trace:
     at Tests.FunctionalTests.GreeterServiceTests.SayHelloClientStreamingTest() in /home/vagrant/grpc-dotnet/examples/Tester/Tests/FunctionalTests/GreeterServiceTests.cs:line 62
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.TaskAwaitAdapter.GenericAdapter`1.BlockUntilCompleted()
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.MessagePumpStrategy.NoMessagePumpStrategy.WaitForCompletion(AwaitAdapter awaitable)
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.AsyncToSyncAdapter.Await(Func`1 invoke)
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.Commands.TestMethodCommand.RunTestMethod(TestExecutionContext context)
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.Commands.TestMethodCommand.Execute(TestExecutionContext context)
   at NUnit.Framework.Internal.Execution.SimpleWorkItem.PerformWork()

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Anything else we should know about your project / environment?

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 4 years ago
  • Comments:7 (2 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

enif-leecommented, Dec 4, 2019

There are anyone who didn’t want to create custom fixture class.

public static class WebApplicationFactoryHelper
    public static GrpcChannel CreateGrpcChannel(this WebApplicationFactory<Startup> factory)
        var client = factory.CreateDefaultClient(new ResponseVersionHandler());
        return GrpcChannel.ForAddress(client.BaseAddress, new GrpcChannelOptions
            HttpClient = client

    private class ResponseVersionHandler : DelegatingHandler
        protected override async Task<HttpResponseMessage> SendAsync(HttpRequestMessage request,
            CancellationToken cancellationToken)
            var response = await base.SendAsync(request, cancellationToken);
            response.Version = request.Version;

            return response;

and use like this.

public async Task Test() {
    var client = new Greeter.GreeterClient(_factory.CreateGrpcChannel());
    // Do something...
maxrebcommented, Nov 14, 2019

For a workaround look here: #654

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