Log Authentication failed using realms . – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Authentication failed using realms . – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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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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