Failed to change repository – How to solve related issues

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Failed to change repository – 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 ” Failed to change repository ” 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 “Failed to change repository [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             try {
                                repository = createRepository(repositoryMetaData; typesRegistry);
                            } catch (RepositoryException ex) {
                                // TODO: this catch is bogus; it means the old repo is already closed;
                                // but we have nothing to replace it
                                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to change repository [{}]";
                          ; ex);
                    } else {
                        try {


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