Log Error while listing local files; recover as if there are none – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Error while listing local files; recover as if there are none – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Error while listing local files; recover as if there are none” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts indices, recovery. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”error while listing local files; recover as if there are none” classname is RecoveryTarget.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         logger.trace("collecting local files for {}"; recoveryStatus);
        Store.MetadataSnapshot metadataSnapshot = null;
        try {
            metadataSnapshot = recoveryStatus.store().getMetadataOrEmpty();
        } catch (IOException e) {
            logger.warn("error while listing local files; recover as if there are none"; e);
            metadataSnapshot = Store.MetadataSnapshot.EMPTY;
        } catch (Exception e) {
            // this will be logged as warning later on...
            logger.trace("unexpected error while listing local files; failing recovery"; e);
            onGoingRecoveries.failRecovery(recoveryStatus.recoveryId();




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 Github Issue Number 12011  

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