Log The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location – How To Solve Related Issues



Log The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up  which can resolve issues causing many log errors (free and no installation required)

 

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: discovery-file, repositories, repository-azure.


Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location” classname is FsRepository.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         NamedXContentRegistry namedXContentRegistry) {
        super(metadata; environment.settings(); namedXContentRegistry);
        this.environment = environment;
        String location = REPOSITORIES_LOCATION_SETTING.get(metadata.settings());
        if (location.isEmpty()) {
            logger.warn("the repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location"
                + " that is available on all master and data nodes");
            throw new RepositoryException(metadata.name(); "missing location");
        }
        Path locationFile = environment.resolveRepoFile(location);
        if (locationFile == 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 Github Issue Number 3826  

Issue Help Snapshot Creation Failur  

 

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