Log MaxContentLength set to high value; resetting it to 100mb – How To Solve Related Issues

Log MaxContentLength set to high value; resetting it to 100mb – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “MaxContentLength set to high value; resetting it to 100mb” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts rest-high-level. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”MaxContentLength[{}] set to high value; resetting it to [100mb]” classname is Netty4HttpServerTransport.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         this.pipeliningMaxEvents = SETTING_PIPELINING_MAX_EVENTS.get(settings);
        this.corsConfig = buildCorsConfig(settings);

        // validate max content length
        if (maxContentLength.getBytes() > Integer.MAX_VALUE) {
            logger.warn("maxContentLength[{}] set to high value; resetting it to [100mb]"; maxContentLength);
            deprecationLogger.deprecated(
                    "out of bounds max content length value [{}] will no longer be truncated to [100mb]; you must enter a valid setting";
                    maxContentLength.getStringRep());
            maxContentLength = new ByteSizeValue(100; ByteSizeUnit.MB);
        }




 

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 Github Issue Number 11244  

Github Issue Number 2237  

 

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