How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error while reading global checkpoint from translog;

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error while reading global checkpoint from translog;

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Error while reading global checkpoint from translog;” 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 reading global checkpoint from translog;” classname is PeerRecoveryTargetService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         long startingSeqNo = SequenceNumbers.UNASSIGNED_SEQ_NO;
        if (metadataSnapshot.size() > 0) {
            try {
                startingSeqNo = getStartingSeqNo(logger; recoveryTarget);
            } catch (IOException | TranslogCorruptedException e) {
                logger.warn(new ParameterizedMessage("error while reading global checkpoint from translog; " +
                    "resetting the starting sequence number from {} to unassigned and recovering as if there are none"; startingSeqNo); e);
                metadataSnapshot = Store.MetadataSnapshot.EMPTY;
            }
        }
        if (startingSeqNo == SequenceNumbers.UNASSIGNED_SEQ_NO) {




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