Unknown url protocol from URL ” + url + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Unknown url protocol from URL ” + url + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

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

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “unknown url protocol from URL [” + url + “]”classname  is URLRepository.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

* Makes sure that the url is white listed or if it points to the local file system it matches one on of the root path in path.repo
 */
 private URL checkURL(URL url) {
 String protocol = url.getProtocol();
 if (protocol == null) {
 throw new RepositoryException(getMetadata().name(); "unknown url protocol from URL [" + url + "]");
 }
 for (String supportedProtocol : supportedProtocols) {
 if (supportedProtocol.equals(protocol)) {
 try {
 if (URIPattern.match(urlWhiteList; url.toURI())) {

 

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