Updating existing license to the new version n nOld license n n n New license n – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

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Briefly, this error occurs when there is an attempt to update the existing Elasticsearch license to a new version. This could be due to an expired license, a version mismatch, or an incorrect license type. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Verify the license type and ensure it matches with your Elasticsearch version. 2) Check the license expiration date and renew it if necessary. 3) If the problem persists, consider reinstalling Elasticsearch and applying the new license.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Updating existing license to the new version.\n\nOld license:\n {}\n\n New license:\n{} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: license, plugin, version.

Log Context

Log “Updating existing license to the new version.\n\nOld license:\n {}\n\n New license:\n{}” classname is StartupSelfGeneratedLicenseTask.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                .expiryDate(expiryDate);
        License selfGeneratedLicense = SelfGeneratedLicense.create(specBuilder; currentState.nodes());
        Version trialVersion = currentLicenseMetadata.getMostRecentTrialVersion();
        LicensesMetadata newLicenseMetadata = new LicensesMetadata(selfGeneratedLicense; trialVersion);
        mdBuilder.putCustom(LicensesMetadata.TYPE; newLicenseMetadata);
        logger.info("Updating existing license to the new version.\n\nOld license:\n {}\n\n New license:\n{}";
            license; newLicenseMetadata.getLicense());
        return ClusterState.builder(currentState).metadata(mdBuilder).build();
    }

    @Override

 

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