Could not get stored superseding token values – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.2-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to retrieve the superseding token values stored in its system. This could be due to issues with the token service, network connectivity problems, or insufficient permissions. To resolve this, you can try restarting the Elasticsearch service, checking your network connections, or verifying that the user has the necessary permissions to access the stored tokens. Additionally, ensure that your Elasticsearch version supports the token service and that it’s properly configured.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Could not get stored superseding token values ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Could not get stored superseding token values” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        } catch (GeneralSecurityException e) {
            logger.warn("Could not get stored superseding token values"; e);
            listener.onFailure(invalidGrantException("could not refresh the requested token"));



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