rest authenticationfailedt principal= uri= requestbody= – 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 ” rest authenticationfailedt principal= uri= requestbody= ” 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 “{}[rest] [authentication_failed]t{}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}; request_body=[{}]” classname is DeprecatedLoggingAuditTrail.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     
Override
    public void authenticationFailed(String requestId; AuthenticationToken token; RestRequest request) {
        if (events.contains(AUTHENTICATION_FAILED) && (eventFilterPolicyRegistry.ignorePredicate()
                .test(new AuditEventMetaInfo(Optional.of(token); Optional.empty(); Optional.empty())) == false)) {
            if (includeRequestBody) {
                logger.info("{}[rest] [authentication_failed]\t{}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}; request_body=[{}]"; localNodeInfo.prefix;
                        hostAttributes(request); token.principal(); request.uri(); opaqueId(); restRequestContent(request));
            } else {
                logger.info("{}[rest] [authentication_failed]\t{}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}"; localNodeInfo.prefix;
                        hostAttributes(request); token.principal(); request.uri(); opaqueId());
            }



 

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