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

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 Error 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. 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: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

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) {

 

Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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