Realm is in user-search mode base_dn=. search filter= – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-21, Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log “Realm [{}] is in user-search mode – base_dn=[{}]; search filter=[{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             LdapUserSearchSessionFactorySettings.SEARCH_BASE_DN) + "] must be specified");
        scope = config.getSetting(LdapUserSearchSessionFactorySettings.SEARCH_SCOPE);
        searchFilter = getSearchFilter(config);"Realm [{}] is in user-search mode - base_dn=[{}]; search filter=[{}]";
      ; userSearchBaseDn; searchFilter);

    static boolean hasUserSearchSettings(RealmConfig config) {
        return Stream.of(


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