Log Malformed external ping request; no request element from ; content – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Malformed external ping request; no request element from ; content – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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Log Context

Log “malformed external ping request; no ‘request’ element from {}; content {}” classname is MulticastZenPing.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return;
            }

            Map request = (Map) externalPingData.get("request");
            if (request == null) {
                logger.warn("malformed external ping request; no 'request' element from {}; content {}"; remoteAddress; externalPingData);
                return;
            }

            final String requestClusterName = request.containsKey("cluster_name") ? request.get("cluster_name").toString() : request.containsKey("clusterName") ? request.get("clusterName").toString() : null;
            if (requestClusterName == null) {






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 Content To Map Due To End Of Input

2 Va Net Malformedurlexception No Pro






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