Can not create azure storage client: – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-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 ” Can not create azure storage client: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cloud-aws, cloud-azure, plugins, repository-azure and storage.

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 “can not create azure storage client: {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             CloudBlobClient client = storageAccount.createCloudBlobClient();

            // Register the client
            this.clients.put(azureStorageSettings.getAccount(); client);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.error("can not create azure storage client: {}"; e.getMessage());

    CloudBlobClient getSelectedClient(String account; LocationMode mode) {
        logger.trace("selecting a client for account [{}]; mode [{}]"; account;;


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