From version 5.0 onward, Watcher is part of X-Pack. For more information, see Alerting on cluster and index events.
- Connection Timeout
- Determines how long should the request wait for the HTTP connection to be established before failing the request.
- Read Timeout
- Assuming the connenction was established, this timeout determines how long should the request wait for a response before failing the request.
By default, both timeouts are set to 10 seconds. It is possible to change this
default using the following settings in
watcher.http.default_connection_timeout: 5s watcher.http.default_read_timeout: 20s