Log Failed to derived initial-meta from value – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to derived initial-meta from value – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to derived initial-meta from value” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts Index, Memory. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to derived initial_meta from value {}” classname is Gateway.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            } else {
                requiredAllocation = Integer.parseInt(setting);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn("failed to derived initial_meta from value {}"; setting);
        return requiredAllocation;

    public void reset() throws Exception {

Related issues to this log

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