Value for setting – How to solve related issues

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Value for setting – 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 ” Value for setting ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, elect and master.

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 “Value for setting” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


    public void logMinimumMasterNodesWarningIfNecessary(ClusterState oldState; ClusterState newState) {
        // check if min_master_nodes setting is too low and log warning
        if (hasTooManyMasterNodes(oldState.nodes()) == false && hasTooManyMasterNodes(newState.nodes())) {
            logger.warn("value for setting \"{}\"" is too low. This can result in data loss! Please set it to at least a quorum of master-"" +


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