Failed to parse setting with value as a size in bytes – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to parse setting with value as a size in bytes – 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 parse setting with value as a size in bytes ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 parse setting [{}] with value [{}] as a size in bytes”classname  is ByteSizeValue.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} catch (final NumberFormatException ignored) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse [{}]"; e; initialInput);
 }
 }
 } catch (IllegalArgumentException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse setting [{}] with value [{}] as a size in bytes"; e; settingName;
 initialInput);
 }
 } 
 @Override

 

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