Cannot find SSL configuration for context Known contexts are – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to locate the SSL configuration for a specific context. This could be due to incorrect configuration settings or missing SSL certificates. To resolve this issue, you can check the elasticsearch.yml file to ensure that the SSL configuration is correctly set up. Also, verify that the SSL certificates are in the correct location and are accessible by Elasticsearch. If necessary, you may need to regenerate or reimport your SSL certificates.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Cannot find SSL configuration for context {}. Known contexts are: {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Cannot find SSL configuration for context {}. Known contexts are: {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        if (contextName.endsWith(".")) {
            contextName = contextName.substring(0; contextName.length() - 1);
        final SSLConfiguration configuration = sslConfigurations.get(contextName);
        if (configuration == null) {
            logger.warn("Cannot find SSL configuration for context {}. Known contexts are: {}"; contextName;
        return configuration;


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