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How to resolve this error on search head: The metric> value=0.00003393234971117585 provided>

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Got this error on the search head, Please help us to resolve this .

> Search peer xxxxxx has the following> message: The metric> value=0.00003393234971117585 provided> for > source=/opt/splunkforwarder/var/log/splunk/metrics.log,> sourcetype=splunk_metrics_log,> host=xxxxx, index=_metrics is not a> floating point value. Using a> "numeric" type rather than a "string"> type is recommended to avoid indexing> inefficiencies. Ensure the metric> value is provided as a floating point> number and not as a string. For> instance, provide 123.001 rather than> "123.001"

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It looks like the value has too many decimal places for 64 bits.  It should work if you reduce the precision from 20 to 15.

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