Log Users roles file changed. updating users roles. – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Users roles file changed. updating users roles. – 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 “Users roles file changed. updating users roles.” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: discovery-file, plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

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


        public void onFileChanged(Path file) {
            if (file.equals(FileUserRolesStore.this.file)) {
                logger.info("users roles file [{}] changed. updating users roles..."; file.toAbsolutePath());
                userRoles = parseFileLenient(file; logger);


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 :

1 Shield 2 4 0 Roles Yml Missing Role  

Cannot Poll For User Changes Since  


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