Log Updating from ; to – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Updating from ; to – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up  which can resolve issues causing many log errors (free and no installation required)


This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Updating from ; to” 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: allocation, cluster, routing, snapshot.

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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

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

     class ApplySettings implements NodeSettingsService.Listener {
        public void onRefreshSettings(Settings settings) {
            boolean newEnableRelocation = settings.getAsBoolean(CLUSTER_ROUTING_ALLOCATION_SNAPSHOT_RELOCATION_ENABLED; enableRelocation);
            if (newEnableRelocation != enableRelocation) {
                logger.info("updating [{}] from [{}]; to [{}]"; CLUSTER_ROUTING_ALLOCATION_SNAPSHOT_RELOCATION_ENABLED; enableRelocation; newEnableRelocation);
                enableRelocation = newEnableRelocation;


Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Update only specific field value in elasticsearch -views 40.07 K ,score 22

Elasticsearch: Working with frequently updated documents -views   7.72 K,score 11


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