Delete repository – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Delete repository ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: delete, repositories and repository-azure.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Delete repository [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 if (repositories != null && repositories.repositories().size() > 0) {
                    List repositoriesMetaData = new ArrayList(repositories.repositories().size());
                    boolean changed = false;
                    for (RepositoryMetaData repositoryMetaData : repositories.repositories()) {
                        if (Regex.simpleMatch(; {
                  "delete repository [{}]";;
                            changed = true;
                        } else {


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