Log Failed to set . maximum value is neither nor a number – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Failed to set . maximum value is neither nor a number – 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 “Failed to set . maximum value is neither nor a number” 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: cluster, metadata, settings.


Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”failed to set [{}]; maximum value is neither [{}] nor a number [{}]” classname is MetaDataUpdateSettingsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         max = dataNodeCount - 1;
                    } else {
                        try {
                            max = Integer.parseInt(sMax);
                        } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
                            logger.warn("failed to set [{}]; maximum value is neither [{}] nor a number [{}]";
                                    e; IndexMetaData.SETTING_AUTO_EXPAND_REPLICAS; ALL_NODES_VALUE; sMax);
                            continue;
                        }
                    }





 

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 :

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