Log setting with value is missing units; assuming default units () but in future versions this will be a hard error – How To Solve Related Issues


Log setting with value is missing units; assuming default units () but in future versions this will be a hard error – 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 ” setting with value is missing units; assuming default units () but in future versions this will be a hard error ” 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 and metadata.

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Log context

Log “{} setting [{}] with value [{}] is missing units; assuming default units ({}) but in future versions this will be a hard error” classname is MetaData.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             Long.parseLong(settingValue);
        } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
            return settingValue;
        }
        // It's a naked number that previously would be interpreted as default unit; now we add it:
        logger.warn("{} setting [{}] with value [{}] is missing units; assuming default units ({}) but in future versions this will be a hard error";
                unitName; settingName; settingValue; unit);
        return settingValue + unit;
    }

    /** As of 2.0 we require units for time and byte-sized settings. This methods adds default units to any




 

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