Failed to parse int setting setting with value sValue – How to solve this OpenSearch exception

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Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch tries to parse a setting value that is expected to be an integer, but the provided value (sValue) is not an integer. This could be due to a configuration error or incorrect input. To resolve this issue, you should first identify the setting that is causing the error. Then, ensure that the value assigned to this setting is an integer. If the value is being provided by a user or another system, you may need to add validation to ensure that only integer values are provided.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to parse int setting [” + setting + “] with value [” + sValue + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: settings.

Log Context

Log “Failed to parse int setting [” + setting + “] with value [” + sValue + “]” class name is We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 return defaultValue;
 try {
 return Integer.parseInt(sValue);
 } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
 throw new SettingsException("Failed to parse int setting [" + setting + "] with value [" + sValue + "]"; e);
 }  /**
 * Returns the setting value (as long) associated with the setting key. If it does not exists;


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