Log Invalid role definition in roles file . skipping role. – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Invalid role definition in roles file . skipping role. – 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 ” Invalid role definition in roles file . skipping role. ” 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 and plugin.

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Log context

Log “Invalid role definition [{}] in roles file [{}]. skipping role…” classname is FileRolesStore.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         // we pass true as last parameter because we do not want to reject files if field permissions
                        // are given in 2.x syntax
                        RoleDescriptor descriptor = RoleDescriptor.parse(roleName; parser; true);
                        return checkDescriptor(descriptor; path; logger; settings);
                    } else {
                        logger.error("invalid role definition [{}] in roles file [{}]. skipping role..."; roleName; path.toAbsolutePath());
                        return null;
                    }
                }
            }
            logger.error("invalid role definition [{}] in roles file [{}]. skipping role..."; roleName; path.toAbsolutePath());




 

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