How To Solve Issues Related to Log – The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location that is available on all master and data nodes

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location that is available on all master and data nodes

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “The repository location is missing; it should point to a shared file system location that is available on all master and data nodes” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery-file, master, repositories, repository-azure. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

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

     public FsRepository(RepositoryName name; RepositorySettings repositorySettings; IndexShardRepository indexShardRepository; Environment environment) throws IOException {
        super(name.getName(); repositorySettings; indexShardRepository);
        Path locationFile;
        String location = repositorySettings.settings().get("location"; settings.get("repositories.fs.location"));
        if (location == null) {
            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(name.name(); "missing location");
        }
        locationFile = environment.resolveRepoFile(location);
        if (locationFile == null) {
            if (environment.repoFiles().length > 0) {




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 Issue Help Snapshot Creation Failur  

Github Issue Number 7980  

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