Malformed URL – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Malformed URL – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the error message”malformed URL”. To understand what might cause it to appear, read bellow frequent issues related to the Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore.

Advanced users might want to skip right to trying out the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up, which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors to provide actionable recommendations (JSON based, no fee and just 2 minutes to complete).

Log Context

Log”malformed URL”classname  is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  public BlobContainer blobContainer(BlobPath path) {
  try {
  return new URLBlobContainer(this; path; buildPath(path));
  } catch (MalformedURLException ex) {
  throw new BlobStoreException("malformed URL " + path; ex);
  public void close() {

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Java Malformed URL Exception -views 52,691 ,score 23

Malformed URL no protocol error -views   37,821,score 1



About Opster

Opster detects, prevents, optimizes and automates everything needed to run mission-critical Elasticsearch

Find Configuration Errors

Analyze Now