Update repository – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Update repository ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories and repository-azure.

Log Context

Log “Update repository [{}]” classname is RepositoriesService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        if (!found) {
                            logger.info("put repository [{}]"; request.name);
                            repositoriesMetaData.add(new RepositoryMetaData(request.name; request.type; request.settings));
                        } else {
                            logger.info("update repository [{}]"; request.name);
                        repositories = new RepositoriesMetaData(repositoriesMetaData);
                    mdBuilder.putCustom(RepositoriesMetaData.TYPE; repositories);
                    return ClusterState.builder(currentState).metaData(mdBuilder).build();


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