Path – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.13

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch cannot find the specified path. This could be due to a typo in the path name, the file or directory not existing, or incorrect permissions preventing access. To resolve this issue, you can verify the path name, ensure the file or directory exists, or check and adjust the permissions as necessary. Additionally, ensure that Elasticsearch has the necessary read and write permissions to the specified path.

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

Log Context

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

 if (isReadOnly()) {
 try {
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new RepositoryVerificationException(; "path " + basePath() +
 " is not accessible on node " + localNode; e);
 } else {
 BlobContainer testBlobContainer = blobStore().blobContainer(basePath().add(testBlobPrefix(seed)));
 try {


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