Failed to set monitoring – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.11-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to set up monitoring for a specific index or cluster. This could be due to incorrect configuration settings, insufficient permissions, or network connectivity issues. To resolve this, you can check and correct your monitoring settings, ensure that the user has the necessary permissions to set up monitoring, and verify that your network is functioning properly. Additionally, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error messages that can help identify the root cause of the problem.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to set monitoring {} [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “failed to set monitoring {} [{}]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  @Override
 public void onResponse(Response response) {
 if (response instanceof AcknowledgedResponse && ((AcknowledgedResponse) response).isAcknowledged() == false) {
 errors.add(new ElasticsearchException("failed to set monitoring {} [{}]"; type; name));
 }  @Override


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