Log Could not execute failure listener – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Could not execute failure listener – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Could not execute failure listener” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts client. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Could not execute failure listener: [{}]” classname is TransportClientNodesService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                public void onFailure(Throwable t) {
                    if (logger.isDebugEnabled()) {
                        logger.debug("Could not execute failure listener: [{}]"; t; t.getMessage());
                    } else {
                        logger.error("Could not execute failure listener: [{}]"; t.getMessage());


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 Listening On 127 0 0  

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