How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Application Default Credentials are not supported out of the box.

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Application Default Credentials are not supported out of the box.” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: cloud-aws, repository-gcs, storage. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

Java Security Apparent Bug With Rep
discuss.elastic.co/t/java-security-apparent-bug-with-repository-gcs/180144

 


serverfault.com/questions?page=96&sort=newest

 


Log Context

Log ”Application Default Credentials are not supported out of the box.” classname is GoogleCloudStorageService.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

         }
        if (Strings.hasLength(clientSettings.getProjectId())) {
            storageOptionsBuilder.setProjectId(clientSettings.getProjectId());
        }
        if (clientSettings.getCredential() == null) {
            logger.warn("\"Application Default Credentials\"" are not supported out of the box.""
                    + "" Additional file system permissions have to be granted to the plugin."");
        } else {
            ServiceAccountCredentials serviceAccountCredentials = clientSettings.getCredential();
            // override token server URI
            final URI tokenServerUri = clientSettings.getTokenUri();

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