Log Unknown role – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Unknown role – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Unknown role” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts client. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Unknown role [“ classname is ElasticsearchNodesSniffer.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        case "ingest":
                            ingest = true;
                            logger.warn("unknown role [" + parser.getText() + "] on node [" + nodeId + "]");
                } else {

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 :

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