URL does not contain a scheme – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

URL does not contain a scheme – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “URL does not contain a scheme” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”URL [{}] does not contain a scheme”classname  is HttpRequestTemplate.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  try {
  URI uri = new URI(supposedUrl);
  if (Strings.hasLength(uri.getScheme()) == false) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("URL [{}] does not contain a scheme"; uri);
  scheme = Scheme.parse(uri.getScheme());
  port = uri.getPort() > 0 ? uri.getPort() : scheme.defaultPort();
  host = uri.getHost();
  if (Strings.hasLength(uri.getPath())) {

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 xcodebuild says does not contain scheme -views 76,310 ,score 125

The project named "Foo does not contain a scheme named "Bar" bitrise.io -views   22,769,score 39

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