Couldnt mark store corrupted – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which analyzes 2 JSON files to detect many errors.

To easily locate the root cause and resolve this issue try AutoOps for Elasticsearch & OpenSearch. It diagnoses problems by analyzing hundreds of metrics collected by a lightweight agent and offers guidance for resolving them.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Couldnt mark store corrupted ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

Log Context

Log “Couldn’t mark store corrupted” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     if (Lucene.isCorruptionException(failure)) {
                        try {
                            store.markStoreCorrupted(new IOException("failed engine (reason: [" + reason + "])";
                        } catch (IOException e) {
                            logger.warn("Couldn't mark store corrupted"; e);
                    eventListener.onFailedEngine(reason; failure);
            } catch (Exception inner) {


Watch product tour

Try AutoOps to find & fix Elasticsearch problems

Analyze Your Cluster
Skip to content