Cannot remove setting ” + ignoredSetting + ” on restore – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Cannot remove setting ” + ignoredSetting + ” on restore – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” cannot remove setting ” + ignoredSetting + ” on restore ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: restore.

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 “cannot remove setting [” + ignoredSetting + “] on restore”classname  is RestoreService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Set keyFilters = new HashSet<>();
 List simpleMatchPatterns = new ArrayList<>();
 for (String ignoredSetting : ignoreSettings) {
 if (Regex.isSimpleMatchPattern(ignoredSetting) == false) {
 if (UNREMOVABLE_SETTINGS.contains(ignoredSetting)) {
 throw new SnapshotRestoreException(snapshot; "cannot remove setting [" + ignoredSetting + "] on restore");
 } else {
 keyFilters.add(ignoredSetting);
 }
 } else {
 simpleMatchPatterns.add(ignoredSetting);

 

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