Log Invalid username in users file ; skipping. – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Invalid username in users file ; skipping. – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Invalid username in users file ; skipping.” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery-file, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Invalid username [{}] in users file [{}]; skipping… ({})” classname is FileUserPasswdStore.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 continue;
            }
            String username = line.substring(0; i);
            Validation.Error validationError = Users.validateUsername(username; allowReserved; settings);
            if (validationError != null) {
                logger.error("invalid username [{}] in users file [{}]; skipping... ({})"; username; path.toAbsolutePath();
                        validationError);
                continue;
            }
            String hash = line.substring(i + 1);
            users.put(username; hash.toCharArray());




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