Headers must have values missing for setting fullSetting – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.6-8.9

Before you dig into reading this guide, have you tried asking OpsGPT what this log means? You’ll receive a customized analysis of your log.

Try OpsGPT now for step-by-step guidance and tailored insights into your Elasticsearch operation.

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to process a request with a missing or null value for a required header. This could be due to a misconfiguration or an incomplete request. To resolve this issue, you can check the request being sent to ensure all required headers are included and have valid values. Alternatively, you can review your Elasticsearch configuration to ensure all required settings are correctly defined. If the error persists, you may need to debug your code or configuration to identify the source of the null or missing value.

For a complete solution to your to your search operation, try for free AutoOps for Elasticsearch & OpenSearch . With AutoOps and Opster’s proactive support, you don’t have to worry about your search operation – we take charge of it. Get improved performance & stability with less hardware.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” headers must have values; missing for setting [” + fullSetting + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “headers must have values; missing for setting [” + fullSetting + “]” class name is HttpExporter.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (HttpExporter.BLACKLISTED_HEADERS.contains(name)) {
 throw new SettingsException("header cannot be overwritten via [" + fullSetting + "]");
 }
 final List values = settings.getAsList(name);
 if (values.isEmpty()) {
 throw new SettingsException("headers must have values; missing for setting [" + fullSetting + "]");
 }
 }
 }; Property.Dynamic; Property.NodeScope; Property.DeprecatedWarning);
 HTTP_TYPE_DEPENDENCY
 );

 

How helpful was this guide?

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?