Failed to add alias . filter – How to solve related issues

Failed to add alias . filter – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to add alias . filter ” 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: alias, cluster, filter and indices.

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 pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed to add alias [{}]; filter [{}]” classname is IndicesClusterStateService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         }
                        newAliases.put(alias; indexAliasesService.create(alias; filter));
                    }
                }
            } catch (Throwable e) {
                logger.warn("[{}] failed to add alias [{}]; filter [{}]"; e; index; alias; filter);
            }
        }
        indexAliasesService.addAll(newAliases);
    }





 

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Heavy merges detected in specific nodes

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Description

A large number of small shards can slow down searches and cause cluster instability. Some indices have shards that are too small…

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Recommendations Based on your specific ES deployment you should…

Based on your specific ES deployment you should…

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