Log Failed to create repository – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to create repository – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0


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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to create repository ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: repositories and repository-azure.

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Log Context

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

                    } else {
                        try {
                            repository = createRepository(repositoryMetaData; typesRegistry);
                        } catch (RepositoryException ex) {
                            logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to create repository [{}]"; repositoryMetaData.name()); ex);
                    if (repository != null) {
                        logger.debug("registering repository [{}]"; repositoryMetaData.name());
                        builder.put(repositoryMetaData.name(); repository);

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Can’t create repo for ElasticSearch snapshot -views 2.41 K ,score –

2 Elasticsearch Error Failed to create blob container -views 1.45 K,score 3

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