Cant apply illegal value: using instead; use one of: – How to solve related issues

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Cant apply illegal value: using instead; use one of: – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Cant apply illegal value: using instead; use one of: ” 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 and shard.

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 pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

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Log “Can’t apply {} illegal value: {} using {} instead; use one of: {}” classname is IndexShard.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     private static Translog.Durabilty getFromSettings(ESLogger logger; Settings settings; Translog.Durabilty defaultValue) {
        final String value = settings.get(TranslogConfig.INDEX_TRANSLOG_DURABILITY; defaultValue.name());
        try {
            return Translog.Durabilty.valueOf(value.toUpperCase(Locale.ROOT));
        } catch (IllegalArgumentException ex) {
            logger.warn("Can't apply {} illegal value: {} using {} instead; use one of: {}"; TranslogConfig.INDEX_TRANSLOG_DURABILITY;
                    value; defaultValue; Arrays.toString(Translog.Durabilty.values()));
            return defaultValue;
        }
    }
}




 

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