Azure Proxy type has been set but proxy host or port is not defined – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is configured to use Azure as a storage service, but the proxy host or port for Azure is not defined. This is necessary for Elasticsearch to communicate with Azure. To resolve this issue, you can either define the proxy host and port in the Elasticsearch configuration file or disable the use of a proxy if it’s not needed. Also, ensure that the defined proxy host and port are accessible and operational.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Azure Proxy type has been set but proxy host or port is not defined. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: azure, repository-azure, repositories.

Log Context

Log “Azure Proxy type has been set but proxy host or port is not defined.” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 // Validate proxy settings
 if (proxyType.equals(Proxy.Type.DIRECT) && ((proxyPort != 0) || Strings.hasText(proxyHost))) {
 throw new SettingsException("Azure Proxy port or host have been set but proxy type is not defined.");
 if ((proxyType.equals(Proxy.Type.DIRECT) == false) && ((proxyPort == 0) || Strings.isEmpty(proxyHost))) {
 throw new SettingsException("Azure Proxy type has been set but proxy host or port is not defined.");
 }  if (proxyType.equals(Proxy.Type.DIRECT)) {
 proxy = null;
 } else {


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