Log Unexpected value for setting . it should be dash delimited – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Unexpected value for setting . it should be dash delimited – 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 ” Unexpected value for setting . it should be dash delimited ” 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, metadata and settings.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log context

Log “Unexpected value [{}] for setting [{}]; it should be dash delimited” classname is MetaDataUpdateSettingsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     final int min;
                    final int max;

                    final int dash = autoExpandReplicas.indexOf('-');
                    if (-1 == dash) {
                        logger.warn("Unexpected value [{}] for setting [{}]; it should be dash delimited";
                                autoExpandReplicas; IndexMetaData.SETTING_AUTO_EXPAND_REPLICAS);
                        continue;
                    }
                    final String sMin = autoExpandReplicas.substring(0; dash);
                    try {




 

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