Log Cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance has a wrong value . defaulting to indices_all_active – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance has a wrong value . defaulting to indices_all_active – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance has a wrong value . defaulting to indices_all_active” 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: allocation, cluster, rebalance, routing.


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Log Context

Log”[cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance] has a wrong value {}; defaulting to ‘indices_all_active'” classname is ClusterRebalanceAllocationDecider.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         } else if ("indices_primaries_active".equalsIgnoreCase(allowRebalance) || "indicesPrimariesActive".equalsIgnoreCase(allowRebalance)) {
            type = ClusterRebalanceType.INDICES_PRIMARIES_ACTIVE;
        } else if ("indices_all_active".equalsIgnoreCase(allowRebalance) || "indicesAllActive".equalsIgnoreCase(allowRebalance)) {
            type = ClusterRebalanceType.INDICES_ALL_ACTIVE;
        } else {
            logger.warn("[cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance] has a wrong value {}; defaulting to 'indices_all_active'"; allowRebalance);
            type = ClusterRebalanceType.INDICES_ALL_ACTIVE;
        }
        logger.debug("using [cluster.routing.allocation.allow_rebalance] with [{}]"; type.toString().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT));
    }





 

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 Avoid Rebalancing Upon Failure  

Github Issue Number 30162  

 

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