Missing url – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to find the URL it needs to perform a certain operation. This could be due to a misconfiguration in the Elasticsearch settings or a missing endpoint in the API call. To resolve this issue, you can check the Elasticsearch configuration files to ensure the correct URLs are specified. Also, verify the API calls to ensure the correct endpoints are being used. If you’re using a client library, ensure it’s correctly configured with the right Elasticsearch URL.

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

Log Context

Log “missing url” class name is URLRepository.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 URLHttpClient.Factory httpClientFactory
 ) {
 super(metadata; namedXContentRegistry; clusterService; bigArrays; recoverySettings; BlobPath.EMPTY);  if (URL_SETTING.exists(metadata.settings()) == false && REPOSITORIES_URL_SETTING.exists(environment.settings()) == false) {
 throw new RepositoryException(metadata.name(); "missing url");
 this.environment = environment;
 supportedProtocols = SUPPORTED_PROTOCOLS_SETTING.get(environment.settings());
 urlWhiteList = ALLOWED_URLS_SETTING.get(environment.settings()).toArray(new URIPattern[] {});
 url = URL_SETTING.exists(metadata.settings())


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