Log rest realmauthenticationfailedtrealm= principal= uri= – How To Solve Related Issues

Log rest realmauthenticationfailedtrealm= principal= uri= – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “rest realmauthenticationfailedtrealm= principal= uri=” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”{}[rest] [realm_authentication_failed]trealm=[{}]; {}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}” classname is DeprecatedLoggingAuditTrail.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             if (includeRequestBody) {
                logger.info("{}[rest] [realm_authentication_failed]\trealm=[{}]; {}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}; " + "request_body=[{}]";
                        localNodeInfo.prefix; realm; hostAttributes(request); token.principal(); request.uri(); opaqueId();
                        restRequestContent(request));
            } else {
                logger.info("{}[rest] [realm_authentication_failed]\trealm=[{}]; {}; principal=[{}]; uri=[{}]{}"; localNodeInfo.prefix;
                        realm; hostAttributes(request); token.principal(); request.uri(); opaqueId());
            }
        }
    }





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 At Is The Realm In Basic Authentica  

Github Issue Number 31046  

 

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