Setting will be ignored until an appropriate license is applied – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Setting will be ignored until an appropriate license is applied ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: license and plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “[{}] setting will be ignored until an appropriate license is applied” classname is CleanerService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

      * 
param globalRetention The global retention to use dynamically.
     */
    public void setGlobalRetention(TimeValue globalRetention) {
        // notify the user that their setting will be ignored until they get the right license
        if (licenseState.isUpdateRetentionAllowed() == false) {
            logger.warn("[{}] setting will be ignored until an appropriate license is applied"; MonitoringField.HISTORY_DURATION.getKey());
        }

        this.globalRetention = globalRetention;
    }




 

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