How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Updating custom meta data type data

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Updating custom meta data type data” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: tribe. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


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Custom metadata for elasticsearch documents
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Log Context

Log ”Updating custom meta data type data” classname is TribeService.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                         metaData.removeCustom(changedCustomMetaDataType);
                    }
                } else {
                    // custom md has been changed
                    clusterStateChanged = true;
                    logger.info("[{}] updating custom meta data type [{}] data [{}]"; tribeName; changedCustomMetaDataType; mergedCustomMetaData);
                    metaData.putCustom(changedCustomMetaDataType; mergedCustomMetaData);
                }
            }
            return clusterStateChanged;
        }






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