Log Not starting watcher; upgrade API run required: .watches; .triggeredwatches – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Not starting watcher; upgrade API run required: .watches; .triggeredwatches – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Not starting watcher; upgrade API run required: .watches; .triggeredwatches” 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: plugin, upgrade.


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”Not starting watcher; upgrade API run required: .watches[{}]; .triggered_watches[{}]” classname is WatcherService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         boolean isIndexInternalFormatWatchIndex = watcherIndexMetaData == null ||
            UpgradeField.checkInternalIndexFormat(watcherIndexMetaData);
        boolean isIndexInternalFormatTriggeredWatchIndex = triggeredWatchesIndexMetaData == null ||
            UpgradeField.checkInternalIndexFormat(triggeredWatchesIndexMetaData);
        if (isIndexInternalFormatTriggeredWatchIndex == false || isIndexInternalFormatWatchIndex == false) {
            logger.warn("not starting watcher; upgrade API run required: .watches[{}]; .triggered_watches[{}]";
                isIndexInternalFormatWatchIndex; isIndexInternalFormatTriggeredWatchIndex);
            return false;
        }

        try {




 

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 Es 5 4 6 0 Upgrade Watcher Issues  

Watchers Issue S  

 

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