Invalid azure client settings with name clientName – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.1

Briefly, this error occurs when the Azure client settings in Elasticsearch are not correctly configured. The clientName mentioned in the error message is not recognized or invalid. To resolve this issue, you can check the Elasticsearch configuration files and ensure that the Azure client settings are correctly set. Make sure the clientName is valid and correctly spelled. Also, check if the necessary Azure plugins are installed and properly configured. If the problem persists, you may need to update or reinstall the Azure plugins.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Invalid azure client settings with name [” + clientName + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugins, azure, repository-azure, client, repositories, settings.

Log Context

Log “Invalid azure client settings with name [” + clientName + “]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 throw new SettingsException("Unable to find client with name [" + clientName + "]");
 try {
 return new Tuple<>(buildClient(azureStorageSettings); () -> buildOperationContext(azureStorageSettings));
 } catch (InvalidKeyException | URISyntaxException | IllegalArgumentException e) {
 throw new SettingsException("Invalid azure client settings with name [" + clientName + "]"; e);
 }  private CloudBlobClient buildClient(AzureStorageSettings azureStorageSettings) throws InvalidKeyException; URISyntaxException {
 final CloudBlobClient client = createClient(azureStorageSettings);


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