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



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

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Blocking operation due to expired license. Cluster health; cluster stats and indices stats n” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: filter, license, plugin.


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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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