Unable to find client with name clientName – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch cannot locate a client with the specified name in its configuration. This could be due to a typo in the client name, or the client may not be properly configured or initialized. To resolve this issue, you can verify the client name for any typos, ensure the client is correctly configured in Elasticsearch, or check if the client is properly initialized before it’s being called.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to find client with name [” + clientName + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: azure, repository-azure, client, repositories.

Log Context

Log “Unable to find client with name [” + clientName + “]” class name is AzureStorageService.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  private AzureStorageSettings getClientSettings(String clientName) {
 final AzureStorageSettings azureStorageSettings = this.storageSettings.get(clientName);
 if (azureStorageSettings == null) {
 throw new SettingsException("Unable to find client with name [" + clientName + "]");
 return azureStorageSettings;
 }  private static ProxyOptions getProxyOptions(AzureStorageSettings settings) {


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