How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Updating expunge_deletes_allowed from to

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Updating expunge_deletes_allowed from to

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Updating expunge_deletes_allowed from to” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, merge. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”updating [expunge_deletes_allowed] from [{}] to [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        public void onRefreshSettings(Settings settings) {
            final double oldExpungeDeletesPctAllowed = mergePolicy.getForceMergeDeletesPctAllowed();
            final double expungeDeletesPctAllowed = settings.getAsDouble(INDEX_MERGE_POLICY_EXPUNGE_DELETES_ALLOWED; oldExpungeDeletesPctAllowed);
            if (expungeDeletesPctAllowed != oldExpungeDeletesPctAllowed) {
      "updating [expunge_deletes_allowed] from [{}] to [{}]"; oldExpungeDeletesPctAllowed; expungeDeletesPctAllowed);

            final double oldFloorSegmentMB = mergePolicy.getFloorSegmentMB();
            final ByteSizeValue floorSegment = settings.getAsBytesSize(INDEX_MERGE_POLICY_FLOOR_SEGMENT; null);

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