How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Blocking operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats n

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Blocking operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats n

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Blocking operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats n” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts filter, license, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Blocking [{}] operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats n” classname is SecurityActionFilter.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         /*
         A functional requirement - when the license of security is disabled (invalid/expires); security will continue
         to operate normally; except all read operations will be blocked.
         */
        if (licenseState.isStatsAndHealthAllowed() == false && LICENSE_EXPIRATION_ACTION_MATCHER.test(action)) {
            logger.error("blocking [{}] operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats \n" +
                    "operations are blocked on license expiration. All data operations (read and write) continue to work. \n" +
                    "If you have a new license; please update it. Otherwise; please reach out to your support contact."; action);
            throw LicenseUtils.newComplianceException(XPackField.SECURITY);
        }





Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 License Expired  

Github Issue Number 39136  

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