Failed to load settings from – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to load settings from – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to load settings from ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: node and settings.

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 “Failed to load settings from”classname  is InternalSettingsPreparer.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Path path = environment.configFile().resolve("elasticsearch.yml");
 if (Files.exists(path)) {
 try {
 output.loadFromPath(path);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new SettingsException("Failed to load settings from " + path.toString(); e);
 }
 } 
 // re-initialize settings now that the config file has been loaded
 initializeSettings(output; input; properties);

 

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