Invalid package sha – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 8.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when the SHA (Secure Hash Algorithm) checksum of a downloaded Elasticsearch package doesn’t match the expected value. This could be due to a corrupted or tampered package. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Re-download the package from a trusted source. 2) Verify the integrity of the downloaded package by comparing its SHA checksum with the one provided by the official Elasticsearch website. 3) If the error persists, consider downloading the package from a different source or using a different network connection to avoid potential network-related issues.

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

Log Context

Log “Invalid package sha” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 listener.onFailure(new ElasticsearchStatusException("Invalid package size"; RestStatus.INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR));
 }  if (Strings.isNullOrEmpty(packageConfig.getSha256()) || packageConfig.getSha256().length() != 64) {
 listener.onFailure(new ElasticsearchStatusException("Invalid package sha"; RestStatus.INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR));
 }  ModelPackageConfig withRepository = new ModelPackageConfig.Builder(packageConfig).setModelRepository(repository)


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