Updated breaker settings request: – How to solve related issues

Updated breaker settings request: – 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 ” Updated breaker settings request: ” 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: breaker, circuit, indices and settings.

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 pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log “Updated breaker settings request: {}” classname is HierarchyCircuitBreakerService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     private void setRequestBreakerLimit(ByteSizeValue newRequestMax; Double newRequestOverhead) {
        BreakerSettings newRequestSettings = new BreakerSettings(CircuitBreaker.REQUEST; newRequestMax.getBytes(); newRequestOverhead;
        HierarchyCircuitBreakerService.this.requestSettings = newRequestSettings;
        logger.info("Updated breaker settings request: {}"; newRequestSettings);

    private void setInFlightRequestsBreakerLimit(ByteSizeValue newInFlightRequestsMax; Double newInFlightRequestsOverhead) {
        BreakerSettings newInFlightRequestsSettings = new BreakerSettings(CircuitBreaker.IN_FLIGHT_REQUESTS;
            newInFlightRequestsMax.getBytes(); newInFlightRequestsOverhead;


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