Log Unable to clear role cache – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Unable to clear role cache – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Unable to clear role cache” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts cache, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Unable to clear role cache” classname is NativePrivilegeStore.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


                public void onFailure(Exception e) {
                    logger.error("unable to clear role cache"; e);
                        new ElasticsearchException("clearing the role cache failed. please clear the role cache manually"; e));
            }; securityClient::clearRolesCache);

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 Github Issue Number 35218  

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Ldap Authentication Failed/130558


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