Log Updated breaker settings request: – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Updated breaker settings request: – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0


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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;

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 Elasticsearch indices.breaker.fielddata.limit settings -views 4.09 K ,score 2

2 Github Issue Number 34368

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