Users file changed. updating users. – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Users file changed. updating users. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery-file and plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Users file [{}] changed. updating users… )” classname is FileUserPasswdStore.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         }

        
Override
        public void onFileChanged(Path file) {
            if (file.equals(FileUserPasswdStore.this.file)) {
                logger.info("users file [{}] changed. updating users... )"; file.toAbsolutePath());
                users = parseFileLenient(file; logger; settings);
                notifyRefresh();
            }
        }
    }



 

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