Profiling is enabled enabled disabled – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 8.7-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when there is a misconfiguration in the Elasticsearch settings related to profiling. Profiling is a tool that helps in understanding the performance of search and indexing queries. The error message suggests that there is a conflict in the settings, as it’s both enabled and disabled. To resolve this, you should check your Elasticsearch configuration file (elasticsearch.yml) or your cluster settings API, and ensure that the profiling setting is either set to true (enabled) or false (disabled), but not both.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Profiling is {}”; enabled ? “enabled” : “disabled ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Profiling is {}”; enabled ? “enabled” : “disabled” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        IndexNameExpressionResolver indexNameExpressionResolver;
        Supplier repositoriesServiceSupplier;
        Tracer tracer;
        AllocationService allocationService
    ) {"Profiling is {}"; enabled ? "enabled" : "disabled");
        registry.set(new ProfilingIndexTemplateRegistry(settings; clusterService; threadPool; client; xContentRegistry));
        indexManager.set(new ProfilingIndexManager(threadPool; client; clusterService));
        // set initial value
        clusterService.getClusterSettings().addSettingsUpdateConsumer(PROFILING_TEMPLATES_ENABLED; this::updateTemplatesEnabled);


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