The action.autocreateindex setting is configured to be restrictive . – 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 ” The action.autocreateindex setting is configured to be restrictive . ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: 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 “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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