Setting initial configuration to – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch is unable to find or load the initial configuration settings. This could be due to a missing or incorrectly formatted configuration file. To resolve this issue, you can check the location and format of your configuration file to ensure it’s correct. If the file is missing, you need to create a new one with the correct settings. If the file is incorrectly formatted, you need to correct the format. Also, ensure that OpenSearch has the necessary permissions to read the configuration file.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” setting initial configuration to {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: cluster.

Log Context

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We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

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            final CoordinationMetadata coordinationMetadata = CoordinationMetadata.builder(currentState.coordinationMetadata())


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