Log Dropping index due to conflict with – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Dropping index due to conflict with – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Dropping index due to conflict with” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, tribe. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”[{}] dropping index {} due to conflict with [{}]” classname is TribeService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         if (ON_CONFLICT_ANY.equals(onConflict)) {
                            // we chose any tribe; carry on
                        } else if (ON_CONFLICT_DROP.equals(onConflict)) {
                            // drop the indices; there is a conflict
                            clusterStateChanged = true;
                            logger.info("[{}] dropping index {} due to conflict with [{}]"; tribeName; tribeIndex.getIndex();
                                    existingFromTribe);
                            removeIndex(blocks; metaData; routingTable; tribeIndex);
                            droppedIndices.add(indexName);
                        } else if (onConflict.startsWith(ON_CONFLICT_PREFER)) {
                            // on conflict; prefer a tribe...




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