Updated repository – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.12-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when there’s an issue with updating the Elasticsearch repository, which is used for storing snapshots. This could be due to incorrect repository settings, insufficient permissions, or network connectivity issues. To resolve this, you can verify the repository settings, ensure the Elasticsearch process has the necessary permissions, and check the network connectivity. Additionally, you can also check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” updated repository [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories, repository.

Log Context

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

            public void clusterStateProcessed(ClusterState oldState; ClusterState newState) {
                if (changed) {
                    if (found) {
                        logger.info("updated repository [{}]"; request.name());
                    } else {
                        logger.info("put repository [{}]"; request.name());
                publicationStep.onResponse(oldState != newState);