Invalid state parameter ; while was expected – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

Log Context

Log “Invalid state parameter [{}]; while [{}] was expected”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else if (null == expectedState) {
 throw new ElasticsearchSecurityException(
 "Failed to validate the response; the user's session did not contain a state " + "parameter"
 } else if (state.equals(expectedState) == false) {
 throw new ElasticsearchSecurityException("Invalid state parameter [{}]; while [{}] was expected"; state; expectedState);
 * Attempts to make a request to the UserInfo Endpoint of the OpenID Connect provider


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