Failed ot update local node – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 1.3-1.3

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to update the local node’s information due to issues like network problems, insufficient disk space, or incorrect configuration settings. To resolve this, you can check your network connectivity, ensure there’s enough disk space, and verify your configuration settings. Also, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information. Restarting the Elasticsearch service may also help. If the issue persists, consider re-installing Elasticsearch or upgrading to a newer version.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed ot update local node ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster and node.

Log Context

Log “failed ot update local node” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


                    public void onFailure(String source; Throwable t) {
                        logger.warn("failed ot update local node"; t);


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