Failed to start watching directory for ssl configuration – 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 start watching directory for ssl configuration ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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 start watching directory [{}] for ssl configuration [{}]” classname is SSLConfigurationReloader.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     fileWatcher.addListener(changeListener);
                    try {
                        resourceWatcherService.add(fileWatcher; Frequency.HIGH);
                        return changeListener;
                    } catch (IOException e) {
                        logger.error("failed to start watching directory [{}] for ssl configuration [{}]"; path; sslConfiguration);
                    }
                    return null;
                });
            }
        }




 

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