How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to apply cluster settings

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to apply cluster settings

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to apply cluster settings” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts cluster, settings. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to apply cluster settings” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             if (clusterChangedEvent.state().blocks().disableStatePersistence() == false && clusterChangedEvent.metaDataChanged()) {
                final Settings incomingSettings = clusterChangedEvent.state().metaData().settings();
        } catch (Exception ex) {
            logger.warn("failed to apply cluster settings"; ex);

        logger.debug("apply cluster state with version {}"; newClusterState.version());

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 Cluster Has Pending Tasks Cannot Up  

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