Couldnt marks store corrupted – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Couldnt marks 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 marks store corrupted” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 // the shard is initializing
                if (Lucene.isCorruptionException(failure)) {
                    try {
                        store.markStoreCorrupted(ExceptionsHelper.unwrap(failure; CorruptIndexException.class));
                    } catch (IOException e) {
                        logger.warn("Couldn't marks store corrupted"; e);
            } finally {
                assert !readLock.assertLockIsHeld() : "readLock is held by a thread that tries to fail the engine";
                if (failedEngine != null) {


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