Geoip database name is up to date updated timestamp – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.13-7.17

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch’s GeoIP plugin is trying to update its database but finds that the current database is already up to date. This is more of an informational message rather than an error. However, if it’s causing issues, you can resolve it by ensuring that the GeoIP database is correctly configured and accessible. You can also try disabling automatic updates if they’re not needed, or schedule them during off-peak hours to minimize potential disruptions.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” geoip database [” + name + “] is up to date; updated timestamp ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “geoip database [” + name + “] is up to date; updated timestamp” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


    // visible for testing
    protected void updateTimestamp(String name; Metadata old) {"geoip database [" + name + "] is up to date; updated timestamp");
        state = state.put(
            new Metadata(old.getLastUpdate(); old.getFirstChunk(); old.getLastChunk(); old.getMd5(); System.currentTimeMillis())
        stats = stats.skippedDownload();


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