+ key + is set but type is ” + dependency + ” – 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 ” + key + is set but type is ” + dependency + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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 “[” + key + “] is set but type is [” + dependency + “]”classname  is HttpExporter.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public void validate(final String key; final Object value; final Object dependency) {
 if (TYPE.equals(dependency) == false) {
 throw new SettingsException("[" + key + "] is set but type is [" + dependency + "]");


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