Unable to configure Azure compute service – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to connect to the Azure compute service, possibly due to incorrect configuration settings or network issues. To resolve this, ensure that the Azure plugin is correctly installed and configured in Elasticsearch. Check your Azure credentials and ensure they are correctly set in the Elasticsearch configuration. Also, verify your network connectivity to Azure. If the problem persists, consider checking for any updates or patches for the Azure plugin.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to configure Azure compute service ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: azure, discovery-azure-classic, plugins.

Log Context

Log “Unable to configure Azure compute service” class name is AzureComputeServiceImpl.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 );  logger.debug("creating new Azure client for [{}]; [{}]"; subscriptionId; serviceName);
 client = ComputeManagementService.create(managementConfig);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("Unable to configure Azure compute service"; e);
 }  private static String getRequiredSetting(Settings settings; Setting setting) {
 String value = setting.get(settings);


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