Cannot parse the specified url – 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 ” Cannot parse the specified url ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories and repository-azure.

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 “Cannot parse the specified url [{}]” classname is URLRepository.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     if (URIPattern.match(urlWhiteList; url.toURI())) {
                        // URL matches white list - no additional processing is needed
                        return url;
                    }
                } catch (URISyntaxException ex) {
                    logger.warn("cannot parse the specified url [{}]"; url);
                    throw new RepositoryException(getMetadata().name(); "cannot parse the specified url [" + url + "]");
                }
                // We didn't match white list - try to resolve against path.repo
                URL normalizedUrl = environment.resolveRepoURL(url);
                if (normalizedUrl == null) {




 

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