Wrong value for : . falling back to . – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-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 ” Wrong value for : . falling back to . ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Plugin.

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 “wrong value for [{}]: [{}]. falling back to [{}]…” classname is AzureComputeServiceImpl.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         String strKeyStoreType = settings.get(KEYSTORE_TYPE; KeyStoreType.pkcs12.name());
        KeyStoreType tmpKeyStoreType = KeyStoreType.pkcs12;
        try {
            tmpKeyStoreType = KeyStoreType.fromString(strKeyStoreType);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn("wrong value for [{}]: [{}]. falling back to [{}]..."; KEYSTORE_TYPE;
                    strKeyStoreType; KeyStoreType.pkcs12.name());
        KeyStoreType keystoreType = tmpKeyStoreType;

        // Check that we have all needed properties


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