KB-1387 Packet for query is too large


The following error is printed to the application server log every five minutes:

org.hibernate.util.JDBCExceptionReporter - Packet for query is too large (n > 4194304). You can change this value on the server by setting the max_allowed_packet' variable.


Data in the SAIL context is getting stored in the application server because there is too much data to be temporarily stored in the database. There is no user-detectable impact to this.


There is no functional impact of this error. This error is resolved with an application server restart. 

Affected Versions

This article applies to Appian Cloud.

Last Reviewed: July 2017