Log Collector failed to collect data – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Collector failed to collect data – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Collector failed to collect data ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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Log Context

Log “Collector [{}] failed to collect data” classname is Collector.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return doCollect(convertNode(timestamp; clusterService.localNode()); interval; clusterState);
            }
        } catch (ElasticsearchTimeoutException e) {
            logger.error((Supplier>) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("collector [{}] timed out when collecting data"; name()));
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.error((Supplier>) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("collector [{}] failed to collect data"; name()); e);
        }
        return null;
    }

    protected abstract Collection doCollect(MonitoringDoc.Node node;






Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Elasticsearch Errors

2 A Bunch Of Exceptions During Node S






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