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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Can not convert to transport address. skipping.” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, discovery-azure-classic, hosts, plugins, repository-azure. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


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Log Context

Log ”Can not convert to transport address. skipping.” classname is AzureUnicastHostsProvider.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                     for (TransportAddress address : addresses) {
                        logger.trace("adding {}; transport_address {}"; networkAddress; address);
                        dynamicHosts.add(address);
                    }
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.warn("can not convert [{}] to transport address. skipping. [{}]"; networkAddress; e.getMessage());
                }
            }
        }

        logger.debug("{} addresses added"; dynamicHosts.size());






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