How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to set for index ; it should be dash delimited

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to set for index ; it should be dash delimited

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to set for index ; it should be dash delimited” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts cluster, index, metadata, settings. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to set [{}] for index [{}]; it should be dash delimited [{}]” classname is MetaDataUpdateSettingsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     final int min;
                    final int max;

                    final int dash = autoExpandReplicas.indexOf('-');
                    if (-1 == dash) {
                        logger.warn("failed to set [{}] for index [{}]; it should be dash delimited [{}]";
                                IndexMetaData.SETTING_AUTO_EXPAND_REPLICAS; indexMetaData.getIndex(); autoExpandReplicas);
                        continue;
                    }
                    final String sMin = autoExpandReplicas.substring(0; dash);
                    try {




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