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

Updated: Jan-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” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery-file, 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” 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  

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