Log Failed to set for index ; minimum value is not a number – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to set for index ; minimum value is not a number – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to set for index ; minimum value is not a number” 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 [{}]; minimum value is not a number [{}]” classname is MetaDataUpdateSettingsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     }
                    final String sMin = autoExpandReplicas.substring(0; dash);
                    try {
                        min = Integer.parseInt(sMin);
                    } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
                        logger.warn("failed to set [{}] for index [{}]; minimum value is not a number [{}]";
                                e; IndexMetaData.SETTING_AUTO_EXPAND_REPLICAS; indexMetaData.getIndex(); sMin);
                        continue;
                    }
                    String sMax = autoExpandReplicas.substring(dash + 1);
                    if (sMax.equals(ALL_NODES_VALUE)) {




 

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 About The Elasticsearch Category  

Github Issue Number 12366  

 

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