Token Response did not contain an ID Token or parsing of the JWT failed – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.6-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to parse the JSON Web Token (JWT) or when the token response does not contain an ID token. This could be due to an invalid or expired JWT, or a misconfiguration in the security settings. To resolve this issue, you can: 1) Verify the JWT for any errors or expiration, 2) Check the security settings in Elasticsearch to ensure they are correctly configured, 3) Ensure the ID token is included in the token response.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Token Response did not contain an ID Token or parsing of the JWT failed. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: response, plugin.

Log Context

Log “Token Response did not contain an ID Token or parsing of the JWT failed.” class name is OpenIdConnectAuthenticator.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 truncateToken(accessToken.toString())
 );
 }
 if (idToken == null) {
 tokensListener.onFailure(
 new ElasticsearchSecurityException("Token Response did not contain an ID Token or parsing of the JWT failed.")
 );
 return;
 }
 tokensListener.onResponse(new Tuple<>(accessToken; idToken));
 }

 

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