Invalid azure client settings with name clientName – How to solve this OpenSearch exception

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Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when the Azure client settings in OpenSearch are incorrectly configured. The error message indicates that the client settings for Azure, identified by ‘clientName’, are invalid. To resolve this issue, you should first verify the Azure client settings in your OpenSearch configuration. Ensure that all the required parameters such as client ID, tenant ID, client secret, and subscription ID are correctly entered. Also, check for any syntax errors or misplaced parameters. If the error persists, consider resetting the Azure client settings and reconfiguring them.

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

Log Context

Log “Invalid azure client settings with name [” + clientName + “]” class name is We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (state == null) {
 state = clients.computeIfAbsent(azureStorageSettings; key -> {
 try {
 return buildClient(azureStorageSettings; statsCollector);
 } catch (InvalidKeyException | URISyntaxException | IllegalArgumentException e) {
 throw new SettingsException("Invalid azure client settings with name [" + clientName + "]"; e);
 }  return new Tuple<>(state.getClient(); () -> buildOperationContext(azureStorageSettings));


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