Deleting Service Provider – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.7-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when you are trying to delete a service provider in Elasticsearch but the operation fails due to various reasons such as incorrect syntax, insufficient permissions, or the service provider does not exist. To resolve this issue, you can verify the service provider’s existence, check your permissions, and ensure the correct syntax is used. If the service provider is in use, ensure it’s not before deletion. Also, check for any dependencies before deleting the service provider.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Deleting Service Provider [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Deleting Service Provider [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            } else if (matchingDocuments.size() == 1) {
                final SamlServiceProviderIndex.DocumentSupplier docInfo = Iterables.get(matchingDocuments; 0);
                final SamlServiceProviderDocument existingDoc = docInfo.getDocument();
                assert existingDoc.docId != null : "Loaded document with no doc id";
                assert existingDoc.entityId.equals(entityId) : "Loaded document with non-matching entity-id";
      "Deleting Service Provider [{}]"; existingDoc);
                        deleteResponse -> listener.onResponse(new DeleteSamlServiceProviderResponse(deleteResponse; entityId));