Log Dangling index. exists on local file system. but not in cluster metadata. timeout set to 0. deleting now – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Dangling index. exists on local file system. but not in cluster metadata. timeout set to 0. deleting now – 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 “Dangling index. exists on local file system. but not in cluster metadata. timeout set to 0. deleting now” 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: cluster, dangling, discovery-file.


Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”[{}] dangling index; exists on local file system; but not in cluster metadata; timeout set to 0; deleting now” classname is LocalGatewayMetaState.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             if (indexMetaData != null) {
                                if(autoImportDangled.shouldImport()){
                                    logger.info("[{}] dangling index; exists on local file system; but not in cluster metadata; auto import to cluster state [{}]"; indexName; autoImportDangled);
                                    danglingIndices.put(indexName; new DanglingIndex(indexName; null));
                                } else if (danglingTimeout.millis() == 0) {
                                    logger.info("[{}] dangling index; exists on local file system; but not in cluster metadata; timeout set to 0; deleting now"; indexName);
                                    indicesService.deleteIndexStore("dangling index with timeout set to 0"; indexMetaData; state);
                                } else {
                                    logger.info("[{}] dangling index; exists on local file system; but not in cluster metadata; scheduling to delete in [{}]; auto import to cluster state [{}]"; indexName; danglingTimeout; autoImportDangled);
                                    danglingIndices.put(indexName;
                                            new DanglingIndex(indexName;




 

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 Cker Error Error Processing Tar Fil  

Github Issue Number 12011  

 

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