How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to create repository

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to create repository

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to create repository” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts repositories, repository-azure. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to create repository [{}]” classname is
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 [{}]";; ex);
                    if (repository != null) {
                        logger.debug("registering repository [{}]";;
                        builder.put(; repository);

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