How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Existing basic license has an expiration. Basic licenses no longer expire.

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Existing basic license has an expiration. Basic licenses no longer expire.

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Existing basic license has an expiration. Basic licenses no longer expire.” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts license, plugin, task. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Existing basic license has an expiration. Basic licenses no longer expire.” classname is StartupSelfGeneratedLicenseTask.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     private ClusterState extendBasic(ClusterState currentState; LicensesMetaData currentLicenseMetadata) {
        License license = currentLicenseMetadata.getLicense();
        MetaData.Builder mdBuilder = MetaData.builder(currentState.metaData());
        LicensesMetaData newLicenseMetadata = createBasicLicenseFromExistingLicense(currentLicenseMetadata);
        mdBuilder.putCustom(LicensesMetaData.TYPE; newLicenseMetadata);
        logger.info("Existing basic license has an expiration. Basic licenses no longer expire." +
                "Regenerating license.\n\nOld license:\n {}\n\n New license:\n{}"; license; newLicenseMetadata.getLicense());
        return ClusterState.builder(currentState).metaData(mdBuilder).build();
    }

    private LicensesMetaData createBasicLicenseFromExistingLicense(LicensesMetaData currentLicenseMetadata) {




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 Running Elastic without the Trial License

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License Expired  

Github Issue Number 29696

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