Authentication failed using realms . – 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 ” Authentication failed using realms . ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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 “Authentication failed using realms [{}].” classname is AuthenticationService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     final String cause = tuple.v2() == null ? "" : " (Caused by " + tuple.v2() + ")";
                    logger.warn("Authentication to realm {} failed - {}{}"; realm.name(); message; cause);
                });
                List unlicensedRealms = realms.getUnlicensedRealms();
                if (unlicensedRealms.isEmpty() == false) {
                    logger.warn("Authentication failed using realms [{}]." +
                            " Realms [{}] were skipped because they are not permitted on the current license";
                        Strings.collectionToCommaDelimitedString(defaultOrderedRealmList);
                        Strings.collectionToCommaDelimitedString(unlicensedRealms));
                }
                listener.onFailure(request.authenticationFailed(authenticationToken));




 

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