How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Cannot notify file changes listener

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Cannot notify file changes listener

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Cannot notify file changes listener” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery-file. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Cannot notify file changes listener” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         private void onFileChanged() {
            for (FileChangesListener listener : listeners()) {
                try {
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.warn("cannot notify file changes listener"; e);


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