Internal user credential mismatch observed in aerospike.log

internal user credential mismatch observed in aerospike.log

Problem Description

When checking the aerospike.log the following messages are observed.

Nov 26 2019 15:03:03 GMT: WARNING (security): (security.c:2591) login - internal user credential mismatch
Nov 26 2019 15:03:03 GMT: INFO (security): (security.c:5480) authentication failed (credential) | client: 127.0.0.1:49400 | authenticated user: <none> | action: login | detail: user=ValidUsername
Nov 26 2019 15:03:04 GMT: WARNING (security): (security.c:2591) login - internal user credential mismatch
Nov 26 2019 15:03:04 GMT: INFO (security): (security.c:5480) authentication failed (credential) | client: 127.0.0.1:49406 | authenticated user: <none> | action: login | detail: user=ValidUsername
Nov 26 2019 15:03:04 GMT: WARNING (security): (security.c:2591) login - internal user credential mismatch
Nov 26 2019 15:03:04 GMT: INFO (security): (security.c:5480) authentication failed (credential) | client: 127.0.0.1:49408 | authenticated user: <none> | action: login | detail: user=ValidUsername

Explanation

This message indicates that a user is trying to connect to the cluster and that the user is valid but that an incorrect password has been supplied. The user in question here was a monitoring client however this could be any client connecting to a cluster where authentication has been enabled.

Solution

The solution to this error would be to update the password used by the client that is attempting to connect to the cluster.

Keywords

AUTHENTICATION INTERNAL CREDENTIAL MISMATCH

Timestamp

November 2019

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