[Ipopt] infeasible solution?

Chunhua Men chhmen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 13:06:27 EDT 2016

Hi Stefan, I just sent an attachment of the screenshot to you, but then I
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On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:02 AM, Stefan Vigerske <stefan at math.hu-berlin.de>

> Hi,
> can you send the Ipopt log?
> It's hard to believe that the constraint violation is exactly 0.
> I would think that it reports convergence to a point of local
> infeasibility, if it gets to a point in which the constraint violation is
> above the feasibility tolerance ("tol", in the simplest case) and it
> doesn't see a direction in which it can reduce the infeasibility.
> For a feasible convex NLP, this should not happen usually.
> Stefan
> On 06/23/2016 05:37 PM, Chunhua Men wrote:
>> Hi, I used IPOPT to solve a convex NLP model. The starting point
>> (initial solution) is feasible, but after <100 iterations, IPOPT always
>> reports:
>> "EXIT: Converged to a point of local infeasibility. Problem may be
>> infeasible”.
>> I printed out the final solution: each decision variable is within the
>> bounds, and all constraints are met.  From the black console, IPOPT also
>> reports "Constraint violation" is zero.  So, it is a feasible solution
>> (though
>> may not be optimal).
>> May I know in which situation, IPOPT would report "Converged to a point of
>> local infeasibility"?
>> My IPOPT version is and it was built in VS 2012 (64-bit) - Win7.
>> Thanks! Chunhua
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