Log Undefined host-type . Please check your settings. – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Undefined host-type . Please check your settings. – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Undefined host-type . Please check your settings.” 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: cloud-azure, discovery, hosts, plugins, 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”undefined host_type [{}]. Please check your settings.” classname is AzureUnicastHostsProvider.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             logger.trace("no public ip provided. ignoring [{}]..."; instance.getInstanceName());
                        }
                        break;
                    default:
                        // This could never happen!
                        logger.warn("undefined host_type [{}]. Please check your settings."; hostType);
                        return cachedDiscoNodes;
                }

                if (networkAddress == null) {
                    // We have a bad parameter here or not enough information from azure




 

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 Elasticsearch : Root mapping definition has unsupported parameters index : not_analyzed -views 58.89 K ,score 46

   

 

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