Configured URL is empty; please configure a valid URL – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Configured URL is empty; please configure a valid URL ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Configured URL is empty; please configure a valid URL”classname  is HttpRequestTemplate.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Map.copyOf(headers); auth; body; connectionTimeout; readTimeout; proxy);
 } 
 public Builder fromUrl(String supposedUrl) {
 if (Strings.hasLength(supposedUrl) == false) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Configured URL is empty; please configure a valid URL");
 } 
 try {
 URI uri = new URI(supposedUrl);
 if (Strings.hasLength(uri.getScheme()) == false) {

 

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