Elasticsearch.yaml was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be renamed to elasticsearch.yml – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Elasticsearch.yaml was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be renamed to elasticsearch.yml – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “elasticsearch.yaml was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be renamed to elasticsearch.yml” 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: node.


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Log Context

Log”elasticsearch.yaml was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be renamed to elasticsearch.yml”classname  is InternalSettingsPreparer.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Settings.Builder output = Settings.builder();
  initializeSettings(output; input; properties);
  Environment environment = new Environment(output.build(); configPath);
 
  if (Files.exists(environment.configFile().resolve("elasticsearch.yaml"))) {
  throw new SettingsException("elasticsearch.yaml was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be renamed to elasticsearch.yml");
  }
 
  if (Files.exists(environment.configFile().resolve("elasticsearch.json"))) {
  throw new SettingsException("elasticsearch.json was deprecated in 5.5.0 and must be converted to elasticsearch.yml");
  }

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