Unsupported database type – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

Log Context

Log “Unsupported database type [“classname  is GeoIpProcessor.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

geoData = retrieveAsnGeoData(ipAddress);
 } catch (AddressNotFoundRuntimeException e) {
 geoData = Collections.emptyMap();
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Unsupported database type [" + lazyLoader.getDatabaseType()
 + "]"; new IllegalStateException());
 return geoData;


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