Log Adding index ; preferred over – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Adding index ; preferred over – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Adding index ; preferred over” 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: index, tribe.


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. 

Log Context

Log “[{}] adding index {}; preferred over [{}]” classname is TribeService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             // on conflict; prefer a tribe...
                            String preferredTribeName = onConflict.substring(ON_CONFLICT_PREFER.length());
                            if (tribeName.equals(preferredTribeName)) {
                                // the new one is hte preferred one; replace...
                                clusterStateChanged = true;
                                logger.info("[{}] adding index {}; preferred over [{}]"; tribeName; tribeIndex.getIndex();
                                        existingFromTribe);
                                removeIndex(blocks; metaData; routingTable; tribeIndex);
                                addNewIndex(tribeState; blocks; metaData; routingTable; tribeIndex);
                            } // else: either the existing one is the preferred one; or we haven't seen one; carry on
                        }




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 Preferred method of indexing bulk data into ElasticSearch? -views 2.69 K ,score 10

How to add automatically all the indices from elasticsearch to kibana? -views   0.35 K,score –

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