Log The action.autocreateindex setting is configured to be restrictive . – How To Solve Related Issues



Log The action.autocreateindex setting is configured to be restrictive . – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “The action.autocreateindex setting is configured to be restrictive .” 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: plugin.


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Log Context

Log “The [action.auto_create_index] setting is configured to be restrictive [{}].” classname is Watcher.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             }
            if (!matched) {
                throw new IllegalArgumentException(errorMessage);
            }
        }
        logger.warn("the [action.auto_create_index] setting is configured to be restrictive [{}]. " +
                " for the next 6 months daily history indices are allowed to be created; but please make sure" +
                " that any future history indices after 6 months with the pattern " +
                "[.watcher-history-YYYY.MM.dd] are allowed to be created"; value);
    }










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