Invalid hipchat account name ROOM SETTING setting for TYPE – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when the Elasticsearch Watcher plugin tries to send a notification to a HipChat room, but the account or room settings are incorrect. To resolve this issue, you should first verify the HipChat account name and room settings. Make sure the account name is valid and the room is accessible. If the problem persists, check the Elasticsearch Watcher configuration for any errors. You may also need to update the Watcher plugin if it’s outdated.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” invalid hipchat account [” + name + “]. [” + ROOM_SETTING + “] setting for [” + TYPE + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “invalid hipchat account [” + name + “]. [” + ROOM_SETTING + “] setting for [” + TYPE + “] ” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (rooms == null || rooms.isEmpty()) {
 throw new SettingsException("invalid hipchat account [" + name + "]. missing required [" + ROOM_SETTING + "] setting for [" +
 TYPE + "] account profile");
 if (rooms.size() > 1) {
 throw new SettingsException("invalid hipchat account [" + name + "]. [" + ROOM_SETTING + "] setting for [" + TYPE + "] " +
 "account must only be set with a single value");
 } = rooms.get(0);
 defaults = new Defaults(settings);


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