Failed to invalidate token – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.7-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to invalidate a security token, often due to incorrect token ID, network issues, or insufficient permissions. To resolve this, ensure the token ID is correct and the Elasticsearch cluster is accessible. Also, check the user’s permissions to ensure they have the necessary rights to invalidate tokens. If the issue persists, consider restarting the Elasticsearch cluster or reissuing a new token.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to invalidate token ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “failed to invalidate token” class name is TokenService.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 } else {
 indexInvalidation(Collections.singleton(userToken); backoff; "access_token"; null; listener);
 }
 }; e -> {
 if (e instanceof IndexNotFoundException || e instanceof IndexClosedException) {
 listener.onFailure(new ElasticsearchSecurityException("failed to invalidate token"; RestStatus.BAD_REQUEST));
 } else {
 listener.onFailure(unableToPerformAction(e));
 }
 }));
 }

 

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