Log Denying access as action is not an index or cluster action – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Denying access as action is not an index or cluster action – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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Log Context

Log “Denying access as action [{}] is not an index or cluster action” classname is AuthorizationService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 metaData.getAliasAndIndexLookup(); wrapPreservingContext(new AuthorizationResultListener(result ->
                    handleIndexActionAuthorizationResult(result; requestInfo; requestId; authzInfo; authzEngine; authorizedIndicesSupplier;
                        resolvedIndicesAsyncSupplier; metaData; listener);
                    listener::onFailure; requestInfo; requestId; authzInfo); threadContext));
        } else {
            logger.warn("denying access as action [{}] is not an index or cluster action"; action);
            auditTrail.accessDenied(requestId; authentication; action; request; authzInfo);
            listener.onFailure(denialException(authentication; action; null));
        }
    }







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 Internal Discovery Zen Unicast Is U

2 Github Issue Number 33119






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