No tokens to invalidate for realm and username – 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 ” No tokens to invalidate for realm and username ” 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 “No tokens to invalidate for realm [{}] and username [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             listener.onFailure(new IllegalArgumentException("realm name or username must be provided"));
        } else {
            if (Strings.isNullOrEmpty(realmName)) {
                findActiveTokensForUser(username; ActionListener.wrap(tokenTuples -> {
                    if (tokenTuples.isEmpty()) {
                        logger.warn("No tokens to invalidate for realm [{}] and username [{}]"; realmName; username);
                    } else {
                        invalidateAllTokens( -> t.v1().getId()).collect(Collectors.toList()); listener);
                }; listener::onFailure));


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